The English Reformation from 1303-1483

Date Event Reign Abp.
Canterbury
Pope Contemporary events
1314 England defeated by Scots  at Bannockburn. Edward II
1307-27
(deposed and murdered)
Walter Reynold
1313-27
John XXI or XXII 1316
Nicholas, Antipope 1316.
1303-5 Subjugation of Scotland
1309 Papacy moves to Avignon.
1329

John Wyckcliffe born

Edward III 1327-77 Simon Meopham 1328-33 1328 Independence of Scotland recognised.
John Stratford 1333-48. Benedict XI or XII
1334
1337-9 Alliance with Flemish; trade improves.
1338 Hundred Years War with France begins. Diet of Frankfort declares Holy Roman Empire independent of the Pope.
1339 Black Death Thos Bradwardine
1349
Simon Islip
1349-66
Clement VI  1342 1340 Black Death in Scotland.

1341 English driven out of Scotland.

1351 Statute of Labourers - wage freeze. Wm Whittlesey
1368-74
Innocent VI  1352
Urban V 1362
Gregory XI 1370
1353 Statute of Praemunire
Restraints on Papal authority in England.
1377 Papal Bull against Wyckcliffe. Richard II
 1377-99
Simon Sudbury
1375-81
Pope returns to Rome. End of Babylonish Captivity.
1381 Peasants Revolt - Wat Tyler, John Ball. Wm Courtney 1381-96 Urban VI 1378 Disputed Papal election
1378-1410. Great Western Schism.
Avignon Popes:
Clement VII 1378-94;
Benedict XIII 1394-1410;
1382 Private Statute by clergy for heresy.
1384 John Wyckcliffe replies to Rome. dies. soon after. Boniface IX,1389
1395 The Book of Conclusions read to Parliament.        
1397 John Ashton , a poor priest, pursued for Lollardy. Died in prison. Roger Walden 1397-9.
Thomas Arundel
1397, 1399-1414
 
    Henry IV
1399 -1413
     
1401 William Sawtre , Lollard Martyr.    
 
Jan Huss ordained, published On the Church.
Innocent VII 1404
Gregory XII 1406
1409 Abp. Arundel`s  Constitution against Gospellers     Alexander V 1409  
1410 De Heretico Comburendo. enacted aka the Ex Officio Act.     John XXII or XXIII
1410,deposed 1417.
Council of Pisa deposed both Popes John XXII or XXIII and Benedeict XIII, but he remained in schism until  death in 1424.
1413   Henry V
1413-22
     
1415 Lanthorn of Light by John Claydon.   Henry Chichester 1414-1443   Jan Hus burnt.
Synod of Constancer decrees burning of Wyckcliffe`s bones.
1416 Abp Chichesley`s Constitutions against Lollards and English books. 30.5.1416 Jerome of Prague burnt .
1418 Sir John Oldcastle,Lord Cobham burnt. Martin V 1417 Appointment of Pope by Committee.
Eugenius IV 1431

Felix V, Antipope.

1419-36  Hussite War.
1434-43 Pope in exile.
1422 Henry VI
1422-61
1429 Joan of Arc at Orleans.
1431 burnt.
John Stafford 1443-52. Nicholas V 1447 1431 Hussite Calixtines make peace.  but Taborites not until 1438. aka Bohemian Brethren.
1450 Jack Cade Rebellion.
part political, part Statute of Labourers protest.
1453 End of Hundred Years War with France. John Kempe 1452-54
Thomas Bourgchier
 1454-1486.
Calixtus III 1455
1454 Pius II 1458 1454 Printing from moveable type. Papal Indulgences printed at Mainz. Great impact.
1455 War of the Roses begins.
1461 Edward IV
1461-83
 
Paul II 1464
Sixtus IV 1471
1476 Caxton sets up press in Westminster.
1483

 

Edward V
1483
Richsrd III
1483-5
Innocent III 1484 1481 Inquisition in Castile, 1484 in Arragon.

Luther born 10 November 1483.

Zwingli born 1 Jan 1484.

Time Line 1485-1603

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