Martin Luther

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What two states was Saxony divided between?
Electoral Saxony and Ducal Saxony
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What were Luther's points for academic argument?
The 95 Thesis
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What was the purpose of selling indulgences?
It suggested that souls could be released from purgatory for a cash payment.
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Why was the selling of indulgences launched in 1514?
For the purpose of building the new St Peter's Basilica in Rome.
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Who was entrusted with the sale of indulgences in 1517?
John Tetzel
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What was John Tetzel's practices like?
He had extreme claims and tasteless methods, he used emotional blackmail "When a coin in the coffer rings a soul from Purgatory springs"
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