Martin Luther And The Reformation

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In the 16th century, there was a large criticism when dealing with the church. The criticism was known as the Reformation. The cause and results of the Reformation were viewed from two different viewpoints, from England’s and from Germany’s. The two countries have similarities of the reformation as well as the differences. Reformers such as Martin Luther, who led the reformation in Germany and Henry VIII, led the reformation in England, each one of them dealing with their own strategy for their own country. In the 16th century, people were unsatisfied and criticized the way the Roman Catholic Church was dealing with doctrines, education and dealing with behavior. Hearing what people were saying about the Roman Catholic Church reformers …show more content…
The German peasants were inspired by Martin Luther who put their faith and trust to him. Luther was on the peasant side. Hoping that a war would please Luther a war broke out between the peasants and the radical reformers. Radical Reformers are known to take away current idea. The radical reformers just caused more problems for the peasants due to their living and how they work. Many peasants were killed which led the Reformation to lose a lot of views. Martin Luther created a new religion he called Lutheranism and many people converted from …show more content…
King Henry VIII was married to Catherine of Aragon and they had a daughter named Mary. Henry VII believed that God is denying him a son. Henry VII went to the Pope hoping to get an annulment for the marriage but the Pope denied it. For denying the annulment Henry VIII then removes the English Church from papal jurisdiction (McKay p393.). By making himself the supreme head of the church in England, it caused there to government changes. Monastic land was temporarily under the Crown’s jurisdiction, new bureaucratic and new department of state were set up (McKay

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