reformation vocab

Term Definition
respond to react to something that has been said or done
publication book or other printed work
error something incorrect or incorrectly done
minor small and not very important or serious
parliament group of people who make up a country's law
finance to provide a large amount of money to pay for something
contrast difference between people, ideas, or situations that are being compared
individual considered separately from other people or things in the same group
reformation a religious movement that began in the 1500s to reform the catholic church
Martin Luther he was an important leader of the reformation and he was also a german monk
indulgence the church began selling indulgences or pardons for sin
John calvin a french scholar named john calvin was one of the most influenced of the new protestant leaders
predestination the idea that god had long ago determined who would gain salvation
theocracy a theocracy is a government ruled by religious leaders
william tyndale he printed an english translation of the new testament of the bible
counter-reformation the movement to strengthen the teachings and structure of the catholic church
Jesuits the society of jesus
Ignatius Loyola the most influential of the new religious orders were founded by him
council of trent sought ways to retrieve the moral authority of the catholic church and stop the spread of protectanism
henry VIII the king of england wrote a book criticizing luthers ideas
annulment an annulment is an official action ending a marriage
act of supremacy this act made the king the leader of church of england
Henry IV he was crowned the following year. the civil war ended soon after henry assumed the throne
edict an edict is an official public order made by a king or another authority
philip II the catholic ruler of spain championed the counter- reformation
armada philip sent an armada, or fleet of ships to attack england
absolute monarchy in an absolute monarchy a ruler had complete power over the government and its subjects
divine rights of kings a theory which states the kings right to rule comes directly from god
Louis XIV these two kingship created a powerful leader in frances king Louis XIV
a constitutional monarchy a constitutional monarchy is a form of government in which a kings or queens power is llimited by a constitution
federalism a form of government in which power is shared between local and national levels

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