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(r. 1589-1610)The first Bourbon to wear a French crown. He was Protestant but then he converted to Catholicism. Issued the Edict of Nantes.
(1386-1466)A Florence sculptor most famous for his bronze statue of David during the Italian Renaissance, It was the first free standing nude statue since the Roman era.e
An Italian Renaissance sculptor who made a statue of Mary holding Jesus that showed very great detail and almost looked real.
(1547-1616)A contemporary of William Shakespeare. His most famous work was 'Don Quixote' which is considered by some literary critics as the greatest novel ever written.
The eldest son of Charles V. Became the king of Spain while his younger brother inherited the HRE throne.
A famous indulgence seller of the Roman Catholic Church.
(c. 1469-1524)He sailed from Portugal around the Cape of Good Hope. He sailed from Portugal to India and back, proving it could be done.
The Ruling family in France from Henry IV in 1589 through Louis XVI in 1792
(1451-1506)a seaman who believed that it was possible to sail to the Indies in the west. He ended up landing in North America even though the entire time he thought we was in India
(r. 1553-1558)Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. She attempted to restore Catholicism in England. She prosecuted English Protestants and some 300 people were burned at
(1491-1556)A Spanish man who started the sect of Christianity called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)
Pope from 1503-1513. Known as the 'warrior pope' because he led his arm fighting for more land.
(1478-1529)A Humanist who wrote 'The Courtier' in which he presented the rules of gentlemanly behavior.
(r. 1509-1547)self appointed head of the Church of England. He was in need of an heir and is the Tudor famous for having six wives. His first two wives had girls, Mary and Elizabet
(1519-1559)The husband of Catherine de Medici, became king in France after the death of his father, Francis I.
An English sea captain who was second in command of the English fleet against the Spanish Armada
(1377-1446)First major architect of the Italian Renaissance. Most famous for the octagonal dome of the Cathedral of Florence.
(1519-1589)Wife of Henry II of France and became the regent for her 10 year old son after Henry's death.
(c. 1480-1521)He set out on a voyage in search of an elusive route west to Asia and one of his ships was the first ship to circumnavigate the Earth.
(1256-1321)Often regarded as the first author of the Italian Renaissance with his epic poem written in Italian, 'The Divine Comedy'
(r. 1516-1556)King of Spain after the death of his grandfather, King Ferdinand. He also inherited the throne in the Holy Roman Empire.
(c.1510-1572)Scottish clergyman and leader of the Protestant Reformation.
(1542-1587)A Catholic queen who was abdicated in favor of her son. She fled to England and had a claim to succeed Elizabeth on the English throne. She supported many plots against
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The merchant family of Augsburg. A prominent group of European bankers.
The French royal family from Phillip VI in 1328 through Henry III in 1589.
(1478-1535)England's greatest Humanist. He wrote the book 'Utopia' depicting a perfect society.
(1561-1626)English attorney and royal official. Not a professional scientist, but promoted modern science. Insisted that a valid conclusion about the physical universe could be rea
Italian Renaissance painter famous for painting 'The School of Athens'
Italian Renaissance painter most famous for 'The Last Supper' and 'the Mona Lisa'
the leader of the Spanish Inquisition where they tried to convert all the Moors and Jews in Spain. And if they didn't convert. he drove them out.
(c. 1400-1468)Credited with having set up the first practical printing press, metal moving type,
(r. 1485-1509) The Victor of the Battle of Bosworth Field. He became the first Tudor to rule in England.
(1449-1492)A diplomat and politician. The ruler in Florence during the Italian Renaissance. A member of the Medici family.
(1378-1455)Known for making the bronze doors of the baptistery in Florence which depicted scenes of the cross.
A priest who gave sermons against corruption. He had traditional values and he overthrew the Medicis until he was excommunicated and then re-overthrown
(1469-1527)A Florentine writer who is famous for writing 'The Prince' which is a book on how to be a good, strong ruler so someone can become strong enough to unite Italy.
(1509-1564)French man who studied law and theology. He developed his own views of Christianity. He believed in predestination and is known for founding Calvinism.
(1304-1374)Known for his love lyrics and poems written to someone named Laura. A humanism writer who emphasized that love is important.
A married couple and ruler of Spain during the Spanish Inquistion where they tried to drive out or convert all of the Moors and Jews because Spanish=Catholic and CAtholic=Spanish
Pope from 1513-1521) A Medici and known for being a big spender. He built new apartments for the Pope to live in and also continued in the selling of indulgennces.
(1473-1543)A polish monk, mathematician, and astronomer who was the first to propose the idea of a heliocentric solar system and that all the planets rotated around the sun, rather
(1483-1546)A monk who wrote the '95 Theses' against the corruption in the RCC. He founded the Lutheran church and is famous for saying 'Here I stand, I can't do otherwise' when ask
(1394-1460)Son of Portugal's King John I. Had an interest in Africa and wanted to bring Christianity to Africa.
(1456-1536)A Dutch Humanist write of 'In Praise of Folly' which was a satire on corruption in the church.
(1558-1603)daughter of Henry VIII and Ann Boelyn. The last of the Tudors to rule in England. She sought a religious settlement that would satisfy the majority. She repealed most pr

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