Comparative Chronology: Pre- and Catholic

Year Pre- Catholic
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. Robert Bellarmine is born.
1455 Pope Callistus III elected.
1456 Sylvester Mazzolini Prierias is born.
1458 Pope Pius II elected.
1459 Pope Adrian VI is born.
1460 James Hochstraten is born.
1464 Pope Paul II elected.
1465 Johann Tetzel probably born in this year.
1469 Tommaso de Vio Gaetani Cajetan is born.
1471 Pope Sixtus IV elected. Prierias becomes a Dominican.
1473 Cardinal Ximenez is imprisoned by Alonso de Carrillo archbishop of Toledo.
1475 Pope Leo X is born.
1478 Sixtus IV empowers the Catholic sovereigns to set up the Inquisition. Pope Clement VII is born.
1479 Cardinal Ximenez is released from prison by Archbishop Carrillo. Johannes Cochlaeus is born.
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.
1483 Gasparo Contarini is born.
1484 Cardinal Ximenez enters a convent in Toledo. Pope Sixtus IV dies. Pope Innocent VIII elected.
1486 Johann (John) Eck is born.
1487 Pope Julius III is born.
1488 Cajetan begins studies in Bologna.
1489 John Cochlaeus is born.
1490 Vittoria Colonna is born. Albert Pighius is born.
1491 Ignatius Loyola is born. Cajetan goes to Padua to finish studies and teach.
1492 Cardinal Ximenez is appointed confessor to Queen Isabella I. Pope Innocent VIII dies. The Moors are driven out of Granada and Ferdinand and Isabella expel the Jews from Spain. Pope Alexander VI elected.
1493 Cajetan begins lecturing at Padua on Peter Lombard's Sentences.
1494 Cajetan appointed university chair of Thomistic studies at Padua. Anna Bijns is born.
1495 Cardinal Ximenez begins Catholic reform in Spain Francisco Ximenez (Jimenez) de Cisneros becomes archbishop of Toledo. Prierias begins teaching at Bologna.
1496 Cajetan publishes commentary on Aquinas' On Being and Essence.
1497 Cajetan becomes professor of Thomistic theology in Pavia.
1498 Girolamo Savonarola burned at the stake. Johann Eck enters University of Heidelberg. Cajetan publishes The Analogy of Names.
1499 Cajetan called to teach in Milan.
1500 Juan de Valdes is born. Reginald Pole is born.
1501 Johann Eck receives MA from Tubingen. Cajetan called to Rome and appointed procurator general of Dominicans.
1502 Johann Eck publishes On the Primacy of Peter against Luther. A report on the Leipzig debate with Luther and Karlstadt. Pope Gregory XIII is born.
1503 Pope Alexander VI dies. Pope Pius III dies. Pope Pius elected. Pope Julius II elected.
1506 Pope Julius II orders work on St. Peter?s Basilica in Rome. Francis Xavier is born. Cajetan publishes: On Interpretation, Posterior Analytics, The Categories, Metaphysics
1507 Cardinal Ximenez is named inquisitor general and becomes a cardinal. Pope appoints Cajetan as vicar general of Dominicans.
1508 Cardinal Ximenez founds the University of Alcala. Johann Eck is ordained. Cajetan sends Dominicans to the New World. Paola Antonia Negri is born.
1509 Vittoria Colonna marries Ferrante Francesco d'Avalos, a Spanish noble.
1510 Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg dies. Johann Eck receives Doctor of Theology from University of Freiburg and begins to teach at Ingolstadt. Cajetan publishes The Infinity of the First Mover.
1511 Cajetan publishes A Comparison of the Authority of the Pope and Councils
1513 Pope Julius II dies. Giovanni de Medici becomes Pope Leo X.
1514 Prierias begins teaching in Rome. Prierias publishes *Summa Silvestrina.*
1515 Teresa of Avila is born. Prierias named "Master of the Sacred Palace,"the court theologian to pope Leo X.
1517 Cardinal Francisco Ximenez (Jimenez) de Cisneros dies at Roa. The Oratory of Divine Love is founded in Rome Francisco Ximenez (Jimenez) de Cisneros' Complutensian Polyglot Bible (began in 1502) is completed Cajetan named cardinal by pope Leo X. Pope Leo X commissions Prierias to respond to Luther's 95 thesis. Prierias' *Dialogus* is sent to Luther who responds with *Responsio.*
1519 Leipzig Disputation between Luther and Eck. Karlstadt also debates Eck. [More] Pope Innocent IX is born.
1521 Pope Leo X calls King Henry VIII ?Defender of the Faith? for his publication of an anti-Luther tract. Ignatius Loyola seriously wounded in battle at Pamplona. Peter Canisius is born. Peter Canisius is born. Pope Leo X dies.
1522 Pope Adrian VI elected. Ignatius Loyola spends a year at Manresa. Bartolome de las Casas becomes a Dominican. Cajetan sent by pope Adrian VI as legate to Hungary.
1523 Pope Clement VII elected. Cajetan completes 4th volume of his commentary on Aquinas' Summa. Sylvester Mazzolini Prierias dies. Pope Adrian VI dies.
1524 Gaetano de Thiene founds the Theatines.
1525 Eck publishes Arguments against Luther and Other Enemies of the Church. Johann Eck publishes his most important work, Enchiridian. Vittoria Colonna's husband dies. Vittoria Colonna enters the Convent of San Silvestro in Rome.
1526 First Diet of Speyer. Wolsey summons Thomas Bilney and he is forced to take an oath not to disseminate Luther's views.
1527 Johann Eck publishes On the Sacrifice of the Mass to refute Zwingli's rejection of the mass. James Hochstraten dies.
1528 Sommaschi founded. Ignatius Loyola graduates from University of Paris. Anna Bijns publishes twenty-three poems condemning the reformation.
1529 Matteo da Bascio founds the Capuchins. Second Diet of Speyer. [More]
1530 Anton Maria Zaccaria founds the Barnabites (Clerks Regular of St. Paul). Cesare Baronius is born.
1534 Pope Paul III elected. Tommaso de Vio Gaetani Cajetan dies. Pope Clement VII dies. Ignatius Loyola and six others (including Francis Xavier) take vows of celebacy and poverty and commit to serving God.
1535 Angela Merici founds the Ursulines. Pope Gregory XIV is born.
1536 Teresa of Avila enters Carmelite convent in Avila. Gasparo Contarini asked by pope Paul III to lead papal reform commission. Anna Bijns opens a one-room school. Pope Clement VIII is born.
1537 Johann Eck publishes a German translation of the Bible. Vittoria Colonna travels to Ferrera to seek permission to found a Capuchin convent there.
1538 A book of Vittoria Colonna's poetry is published in Parma.
1540 Ignatius of Loyola founds the Society of Jesus.
1541 Regensburg Colloquy. Juan de Valdes dies. Vittoria Colonna enters the convent of San Caterina at Viterbo. Peter Canisius becomes the first Jesuit in Germany.
1542 Gasparo Contarini dies. Pope Paul III establishes the Congregation of the Inquisition. Albert Pighius dies. Robert Bellarmine is born.
1543 Johann Eck dies.
1545 Council of Trent begins its first session. [More]
1546 Schmalkald War begins. [More]
1547 Vittoria Colonna dies. Peter Canisius advises Cardinal Georg Truchsess von Waldburg at the Council of Trent. Schmalkald War ends.
1548 Ignatius Loyola's Spiritual Excercises first published in its entirety. Anna Bijns publishes another anti-Lutheran work: The Second Book Containing Many Beautifully Artistic Refrains.
1549 Peter Canisius begins teaching at the University of Ingolstadt.
1550 Pope Julius III elected.
1551 Council of Trent begins its second session.
1552 Francis Xavier dies. John Cochlaeus dies.
1554 Pope Gregory XV is born.
1555 Pope Marcellus II elected. Pope Paul IV elected. Peter Canisius publishes his first catechism written for priests and adults. Paola Antonia Negri dies. Pope Julius III dies.
1556 Ignatius Loyola dies. Peter Canisius publishes a catechism for children and one for youth.
1557 Peter Canisius attends the Colloquy of Worms.
1558 Reginald Pole dies.
1559 Pope Pius IV elected. Pope Paul IV approves and publishes the first Index of Forbidden Books.
1562 Council of Trent begins its third session. Teresa of Avila founds St. Joseph's convent in Avila.
1566 Pope Pius V elected.
1567 Third volume of Anna Bijns poetry is published.
1571 Peter Canisius publishes Life of John the Baptist.
1572 Pope Gregory XIII elected. St Bartholomew's Day Massacre about 100,000 Huguenots slaughtered.
1575 Anna Bijns probably dies.
1577 Peter Canisius publishes The Life of Virgin Mary.
1580 Peter Canisius founds a Jesuit college in Fribourg.
1582 Teresa of Avila dies.
1585 Pope Gregory XIII dies.
1591 Pope Gregory XIV dies. Pope Innocent IX dies.
1597 Peter Canisius dies.
1605 Pope Clement VIII dies.
1607 Cesare Baronius dies.
1621 Robert Bellarmine dies.
1623 Pope Gregory XV dies.