Pope John Calvin was the last pope in Lyra's world and leader of Christianity.

Biography[edit | edit source]

During his time as pope, John Calvin transferred the seat of the Papacy to Geneva. From this time, the power of the Holy Church over all aspects of life was absolute. After his death, the Papacy was abolished and the Magisterium was introduced.[1]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

  • In our world, John Calvin broke from the Catholic Church around 1530 and became a Protestant reformer, developing a Christian theology system later known as Calvinism.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Northern Lights, Chapter 2
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