Martin Luther becomes a monk after almost dying in a storm. Martin Has his first mass and travels to Rome. In Rome people are trying to sell icons to Martin, and Martin decides to buy an indulgence along with other people.
Martin is sent off to Wittenberg to be a doctor of theology and read the new testament. The prince pays for him to go to the university. Martin becomes a professor at the University and teaches his students.
(Top) Martin Luther goes to Saxony and talks to Pope Leo X. Pope Leo wants to build St. Peters Basilica and is selling off church positions (Simony). (Bottom) Martin posts the 95 thesis on the church doors for all to see and to stop people from buying indulgences.
Martin talks back to Cardinal Cajetan and doesn't recant. Martin Thinks that everyone should be able to read the bible. Luther's spiritual father releases him so when people come to him to find out were Luther went he doesn't need to say anything.
(Top) Pope Leo X writes a bull statement and excommunicates Martin Luther from the church. They burn Martin's books and Martin goes to a hearing. (Bottom) Martin is at the hearing and he doesn't recant. People outside are happy for his decision.
"I cannot and will not recant"
(Top) Martin translates the new testament to vernacular. After the peasant revolts,Martin Luther goes and shows to prince Frederick his copy of the new testament. (Bottom) Martin ends up getting married to Katharina.