Diet of Worms Ends, Emperor Charles V Declares Martin Luther a Criminal & Heretic

Diet of Worms Ends, Emperor Charles V Declares Martin Luther a Criminal & Heretic

Luther Before the Diet of Worms
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The Diet of Worms ends. Holy Roman Emperor Charles V officially declares Martin Luther a criminal and heretic for refusing to recant his teachings.

The previous month while at the Diet of Worms, Martin Luther's responded to the question of whether he would repudiate his books by saying:

"Here I stand; I can do no otherwise."

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Martin Luther at the Diet of Worms

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