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Events in History in 1518

  • Apr 18 Bona Sforza is crowned queen consort of Poland
  • Apr 27 Treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors and Bourgondisch covenant
  • May 19 Public unveiling of Titian's masterpiece "Assumption of the Virgin" a painted altarpiece in the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice
  • Oct 2 English cardinal Thomas Wolsey makes European plan

Papal VisitThe Protestant Reformation

Oct 12 Pontifical ambassador interrogates Martin Luther

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1517 copy of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the publication of which began the Protestant Reformation in Europe
1517 copy of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the publication of which began the Protestant Reformation in Europe
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