Reformed Churchmen

We are Confessional Calvinists and a Prayer Book Church-people. In 2012, we remembered the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer; also, we remembered the 450th anniversary of John Jewel's sober, scholarly, and Reformed "An Apology of the Church of England." In 2013, we remembered the publication of the "Heidelberg Catechism" and the influence of Reformed theologians in England, including Heinrich Bullinger's Decades. For 2014: Tyndale's NT translation. For 2015, John Roger, Rowland Taylor and Bishop John Hooper's martyrdom, burned at the stakes. Books of the month. December 2014: Alan Jacob's "Book of Common Prayer" at: January 2015: A.F. Pollard's "Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: 1489-1556" at: February 2015: Jaspar Ridley's "Thomas Cranmer" at:

Saturday, August 2, 2014

2 August 1492 A.D. Columbus leaves Spain

2 August 1492 A.D. Columbus leaves Spain. Also, Jews had to be out of Spain by this date. In the late 15th century, Spain was the premier nation.
1469, Ferdinand of Aragon married his cousin, Isabella, of Castile. Spain was united. Muslims kicked out.


1391, 4000 Jews killed. “Edict of Expulsion,” 13000 Jews condemned. 32K burned?

2 Aug 586—Jewish temple destroyed. 
2 Aug 70 A.D. Temple destroyed. 
2 Aug 1290, Jews expelled from England.

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