Renaissance

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Can you name the Major Events and people of the Renaissance?

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The word Renaissance is a French word meaning...
The Renaissance originated in which Italian city?
The above named city was ruled by a family named...
A great ruler of Florence during the Renaissance...
A Monk who opposed and overthrew the Medicis...
The Renaissance began in France because of the French invasion of Italy by king...
The Protestant Reformation began with the beliefs of...
The French Calvinists were called...
This king of France was the head of the Huguenots until his coronation and conversion...
This treaty allowed Huguenots and Catholics to live in peace during the Renaissance...
This treaty ended the thirty years' war...
This treaty allowed Lutherans and Catholics to live together in the Holy Roman Empire (Germany)...
This man started the Reformation of the Catholic Church and instituted the Society of Jesus...
This man created the printing press...
The above named man's first printed book was...
The king of England during the Renaissance who separated the Church of England from the Pope was...
The above named king separated from the Roman Catholic Church because he wanted a divorce with his wife...
The above named king gained his divorce and married a woman named...
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After the execution of the above named woman, the king married a woman named...
Jane Seymour gave him a son who would become...
Anne Boleyn gave him a daughter who would become...
Catherine of Aragon gave him a daughter who would become...
A very powerful Pope during the Renaissance who only sought land and power...
A council of Bishops during the Renaissance that spoke about and defended Doctrine...
Founder of painting with oils...
Wrote the Canterbury Tales...
Wrote the Divine Comedy...
French author who wrote Gargantua and Pantagruel...
Flemish scholar who made a new translation of the New Testament in three languages...
Loyal English servant of the king who, during the English Reformation was martyred dying with these great words 'I die the king's good servant, but God's first.'
Bishop who aided and supported the English Reformation and wrote the 'Common book of Prayer'...
Sculpted the famous David sculptor...
Painted the famous Mona Lisa and the Last Supper...
Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of the Renaissance...
During the 30 Years' War, the French sided with the...

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