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AP Euro People
Bartolomé de Las Casas
Dominican priest, wrote Apologetic History of the Indies (1550)
Henry VIII's chief minister
"the spider", consolidation of France, state could be formed without a great leader's plans
Catherine de Medici
Henry II's wife, mom of Charles IX and Henry III
"King of Paper"
Michel de Montaigne
Modern essay, skepticism, wrote Of Cannibals (addressed telling stories subjectively and using "barbarous" when people were just different)
Elected as tsar by the hereditary nobility, successfully led the Muscovite territory out of their "Time of Troubles"
Protestant Swedish king, military, helped in 30 Years' War
Albert of Wallenstein
Catholic Czech general, beat Christian IV, wanted to create a kingdom for himself, and so religion wasn't a reason for his fighting
Chief minister for Louis XIII, wanted Hapsburgs to have less power, declared ware against Spain, wanted to take Alsace from Holy Roman Empire
Cardinal Francisco Jimenez
Archbishop of Toledo, Primate of Spain, Polygot Bible, Inquisitor-General of Spanish Inquisition
Pope told him to find someone to sell indulgences, he chose Tetzel
Against the Murderous Thieving Hordes of Peasants
Spanish theologian and physician, denied doctrine of the trinity, circulation of blood
The Donation of Constantine was forgery
English translation of the New Testament
History of the Reformation in Scotland
Made the Ursulines
The Six Books of the Common Wealth, "the principal mark of a sovereign majesty is essentially the right to impose laws on subjects generally without their consent."
The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates, defended the English Revolution
Chief minister of Louis XVI
Two Treatises on Civil Government (1690), natural rights contract
Savage state of nature
Frederick William, the Great Elector