Mandell Creighton (5 July 1843 – 14 January 1901), was a British historian and a bishop of the Church of England. A scholar of the Renaissance papacy, Creighton was the first occupant of the Dixie Chair of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Cambridge, a professorship established around the time that history was emerging as an independent academic discipline. He was also the first editor ... more »
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''No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good.''Mandell Creighton (1843-1901), British prelate, historian. Quoted in The Life and Letters of Mandell Creighton, vol. 2 (1904).