Comparative Chronology: English and Pre-

Year English Pre-
1330 John Wycliffe is born.
1372 John Wycliffe receives doctorate in theology from Oxford. Jan Hus is born.
1375 Wycliffe writes *On Divine Dominion*
1376 Wycliffe writes *On Civil Dominion*.
1377 Papal bulls issued demanding Wycliffe stop teaching heresy at Oxford.
1382 Wycliffe leaves Oxford to live in his parish in Lutterworth. Wycliffe's teachings are condemned by the Synod of London.
1384 John Wycliffe dies.
1396 Jan Hus receives master of arts degree from University of Prague.
1398 Jan Hus begins lecturing at the University of Prague.
1402 Hus becomes preacher at Bethlehem Chapel in Prague.
1409 Council of Pisa. [More]
1410 Jan Hus is excommunicated.
1412 Jan Hus leaves Prague to live in southern Bohemia. Jan Hus writes The Expositions.
1413 Jan Hus writes Concerning Simony.
1414 Jan Hus summoned to appear at the Council of Constance. [More] Pope Sixtus IV is born. Thomas a Kempis writes, "The Imitation of Christ."
1415 Jan Hus is burned at the stake.
1428 John Wycliffe's bones are exhumed and burned according to papal command.
1431 Pope Alexander VI is born.
1432 Pope Innocent VIII is born.
1436 Francisco Ximenez (Jimenez) de Cisneros is born.
1439 Pope Pius III is born.
1443 Pope Julius II is born.
1445 Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg is born.
1452 Girolamo Savonarola is born.
1473 Cardinal Ximenez is imprisoned by Alonso de Carrillo archbishop of Toledo.
1478 Thomas More is probably born.
1479 Cardinal Ximenez is released from prison by Archbishop Carrillo.
1482 Cardinal Ximenez is appointed vicar- general of Siguenza. Bishop Albert of Bavaria calls for a synod in Strasbourg to address issues of reform. Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg serves as official preacher.
1484 Hugh Latimer is born. Cardinal Ximenez enters a convent in Toledo. Pope Sixtus IV dies.
1485 Thomas Cromwell probably born.
1489 Thomas Cranmer is born.
1491 Henry VIII is born.
1492 Cardinal Ximenez is appointed confessor to Queen Isabella I. Pope Innocent VIII dies.
1494 William Tyndale is born.
1495 Robert Barnes is born. Thomas Bilney born in Norwich. Cardinal Ximenez begins Catholic reform in Spain
1500 Reginald Pole is born.
1501 Arthur marries Catharine of Aragon.
1503 Pope Alexander VI dies. Pope Pius III dies.
1504 Pope Julius II allows Henry VIII to marry Catharine of Aragon. Matthew Parker is born.
1505 Thomas More marries Jane Colt.
1507 Cardinal Ximenez is named inquisitor general and becomes a cardinal.
1508 Cardinal Ximenez founds the University of Alcala.
1509 Henry VIII marries Catharine of Aragon.
1510 Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg dies.
1513 Pope Julius II dies.
1514 Katherine Parr is born
1517 Cardinal Francisco Ximenez (Jimenez) de Cisneros dies at Roa.
1519 Thomas Bilney ordained by Bishop West of Ely.
1521 Pope Leo X calls King Henry VIII ?Defender of the Faith? for his publication of an anti-Luther tract. Robert Barnes introduces humanist scholarship to Augustinian house in Cambridge. Anne Askew is born. Henry VIII publishes *Assertio Septem Sacramentorum* in defense of the seven sacraments.
1524 Thomas Bilney "converts" Hugh Latimer.
1525 Thomas Bilney is licensed to preach in Ely.
1526 Henry VIII begins courting Anne Boleyn. Wolsey summons Thomas Bilney and he is forced to take an oath not to disseminate Luther's views.
1527 Henry VIII appeals to Pope Clement VII for annulment for marriage to Catharine of Aragon.
1529 Simon Fish publishes The Supplication of Beggars. Thomas More replaces Wolsey as Lord Chancellor. Thomas More succeeds Thomas Wolsey as Lord Chancellor.
1530 Robert Barnes flees to Wittenberg. William Tracy's will circulates among evangelicals. As a result, his body is exhumed and burned. Robert Barnes writes A Supplication unto King Henry VIII.
1531 Robert Barnes writes Supplication to Henry VIII. Thomas Bilney executed in London.
1532 Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor the day after the Submission of the Clergy is passed. Thomas More writes Letter Against Frith.
1533 Parliament passes the Act in Restraint of Appeals. Anne Boleyn gives birth to Elizabeth. Thomas More writes Confutation of Tyndale's Answer. Henry VIII is excommunicated. The Buggery Act is adopted by Henry VIII. [More] Thomas Cranmer is appointed Archbishop of Canterbury by Henry VIII. Henry VIII secretly marries Anne Boleyn.
1534 King Henry VIII declares himself the supreme head of the church in England. Act of Supremacy.
1535 Thomas More is beheaded in Tower of London for failing to take the Oath of Supremacy. Thomas More is executed.
1536 William Tyndale burned at stake. Thomas Cromwell secures the Act of Dissolution which closes monasteries. Robert Barnes returns to England. Henry VIII begins suppressing monasteries. Catharine of Aragon dies. Anne Boleyn executed. Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour. Pilgrimage of Grace begins. [More]
1537 Jane Grey is born Edward VI is born. Jane Seymour dies.
1539 Six Articles passed by English parlaiment at Henry VIII's urging.
1540 Robert Barnes burned at the stake. Anne Askew marries Thomas Kyme of Kelsey. Henry VIII marries Anne of Cleves. Henry VIII's marriage to Anne of Cleves is annulled. Henry VIII marries Katherine Howard. Henry VIII has Thomas Cromwell executed. Robert Barnes burned at the stake.
1542 Katherine Howard executed for treason.
1543 Henry VIII marries Catherine Parr.
1544 Anne Askew's husband, Thomas Kyme expels her from his home because of her "heretical" views.
1545 Anne Askew arrested twice in 1545 in London.
1546 Anne Askew arrested for the third time. Anne Askew was tied to a chair and burned alive. Anne Askew condemned. Anne Askew placed on the rack and tortured until many bones were broken. She refused to recant.
1547 Henry VIII dies.
1548 Katherine Parr dies.
1549 Thomas Cranmer's First Book of Common Prayer published
1552 Thomas Cranmer publishes the Second Book of Common Prayer.
1553 Thomas Cranmer writes Forty Two Articles of the Reformed Faith. Edward VI dies at age fifteen. Queen Mary ascends to the throne.
1554 Jane Grey is executed.
1555 Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer burned at the stake.
1556 Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake.
1558 Queen Mary dies. Reginald Pole dies.
1571 Thirty Nine Articles written under Queen Elizabeth.
1575 Matthew Parker dies.