This person led the first sea expedition to circumnavigate the globe.
This person is Manchester's ideal Renaissance humanist.
This person is the founder of the Protestant Reformation.
Sir Thomas More
This person was known for his extraordinary learning as one of the great humanists of the early modern period.
King Henry VIII
This person took England away from the Catholic Church.
Emperor Charles V
This person is the young Holy Roman Emperor who defended the Catholic Church against the Reformation.
The Borgia Popes
These people were the most corrupt in the entire history of the Roman Catholic Church.
Pope Leo X
This was the great religious leader during the Reformation who was not especially focused on promoting the Christian faith.
Pope Clement VII
This weak and indecisive religious leader refused to grant Henry VIII's divorce request which indirectly led to the English...
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