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Historical Events


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May 26 Geneva expels John Calvin and his followers from the city. Calvin lives in exile in Strasbourg for the next three years.

Protestant Reformer and Theologian John Calvin
Protestant Reformer and Theologian
John Calvin

Famous Deaths

  • May 8 Edward Fox, English bishop
  • May 22 John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)