logo

Video encyclopedia

16/04/1521 Martin Luther arrives at the Diet of Worms assembly

7:12

Martin Luther's Defence at the Diet of Worms

7:26

Great Speeches: Martin Luther Before the Diet of Worms

4:13

Martin Luther - A Timeline of his Life

5:16

Martin Luther & The Diet of Worms | Episode 23 | Lineage

Diet of Worms was an imperial assembly of the Holy Roman Empire. After Pope Leo X excommunicated Luther for his writings, Emperor Charles V summoned him. Luther was supposed to renounce or reaffirm his views. On the day of his arrival, Jeromee Schurff, professor in Canon Law was assigned as his lawyer before the Diet.