Flashcards in Names to Know Deck (8)
Pope Leo X
Medici, son of Lorenzo de'Medici; became a cardinal at 15; stood staunchly against Luther.
student of Gerharde Groote; wrote In Praise of Folly in 1509; corresponded with Luther; wrote Freedom of the Will in 1524.
known as father of the reformation; translated bible into German; wrote Bondage of the Will
Nephew of Catherine of Aragon, father-inlaw of Mary I of England; presided over the Diet of Worms.
Founder of the Brethren of Common Life school for orphaned kids; encouraged the use of Classic literature.
Reformer who worked in Zurich; participated in the Marburg Colloquy; died at the Battle of Kappel
He was mentored by Bucer; worked in Geneva, wrote Institutes of Christian Religion