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Pope Leo X

Medici, son of Lorenzo de'Medici; became a cardinal at 15; stood staunchly against Luther.

2

Desiderius Erasmus

student of Gerharde Groote; wrote In Praise of Folly in 1509; corresponded with Luther; wrote Freedom of the Will in 1524.

3

Martin Luther

known as father of the reformation; translated bible into German; wrote Bondage of the Will

4

Charles V

Nephew of Catherine of Aragon, father-inlaw of Mary I of England; presided over the Diet of Worms.

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Gerharde Groote

Founder of the Brethren of Common Life school for orphaned kids; encouraged the use of Classic literature.

6

Ulrich Zwingli

Reformer who worked in Zurich; participated in the Marburg Colloquy; died at the Battle of Kappel

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John Calvin

He was mentored by Bucer; worked in Geneva, wrote Institutes of Christian Religion

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Marin Bucer

Studied at Brethren of Common Life school; became a Dominican friar and a priest; went to England and helped write the Anglican Book of Common Prayer.