3 giorni fa · Castel Goffredo ( AFI: /kas'tɛl ɡof'fredo/,  ( Èl) Castèl   in dialetto alto mantovano) [N 2] è un comune italiano di 12 676 abitanti  della provincia di Mantova in Lombardia,  situato nella Pianura Padana e nell' Alto Mantovano al confine con la provincia di Brescia .
25 nov 2023 · As heretics in the eyes of church and state, early Protestants were persecuted. Between 1530 and 1533, Thomas Hitton (England's first Protestant martyr ), Thomas Bilney, Richard Bayfield, John Tewkesbury, James Bainham, Thomas Benet, Thomas Harding, John Frith and Andrew Hewet were burned to death. 
3 giorni fa · Thomas More, as lord chancellor [1529-1532], was in effect the first port of call for those arrested in London on suspicion of heresy, and he took the initial decisions about whether to release them, where to imprison them, or to which bishop to send them.
5 giorni fa · Thomas Cromwell Thomas Cromwell ( / ˈkrɒmwəl, - wɛl /;  [a] c. 1485 – 28 July 1540), briefly Earl of Essex, was an English statesman and lawyer who served as chief minister to King Henry VIII from 1534 to 1540, when he was beheaded on orders of the king, who later blamed false charges for the execution.
25 nov 2023 · In 1532, Charles V recognized the League and effectively suspended the Edict of Worms with the standstill of Nuremberg. The standstill required the Protestants to continue to take part in the Imperial wars against the Turks and the French, and postponed religious affairs until an ecumenical council of the Catholic Church was called ...
5 giorni fa · Statue of Erasmus in Rotterdam. It was created by Hendrick de Keyser in 1622, replacing a wooden statue of 1549. Desiderius Erasmus is reported to have been born in Rotterdam on 28 October in the mid-1460s, probably 1466. [note 1]   He was named [note 2] after Erasmus of Formiae, whom Erasmus' father Gerard personally favored.  
6 giorni fa · Ferdinand I (10 March 1503 – 25 July 1564) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1556, King of Bohemia, Hungary, and Croatia from 1526, and Archduke of Austria from 1521 until his death in 1564.   Before his accession as Emperor, he ruled the Austrian hereditary lands of the House of Habsburg in the name of his elder brother, Charles V ...