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A History of Our Own Times, from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the [Accession of Edward VII.]. Volume 7 (Paperback) Loot Price: R383
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A History of Our Own Times, from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the [Accession of Edward VII.]. Volume 7 (Paperback):...

A History of Our Own Times, from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the [Accession of Edward VII.]. Volume 7 (Paperback)

Justin McCarthy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...of the Queen's Jubilee, 1887, the creator of the Armstrong gun was raised to the peerage as Lord Armstrong. The early days of the year 1901 saw the close of a most distinguished and valuable career when Mandell Creighton, 'Bishop of London, passed out of existence. Dr. Creighton died at Fulham Palace on the 14th of January, from the effects of a severe attack of appendicitis, which the most skilful surgical operations had failed to subdue, and his remains were buried with well-merited honours in St. Paul's Cathedral. Dr. Creighton was born in 1843, and was the son of a man of very limited means. He had his early education at the Carlisle Grammar School, afterwards obtained a scholarship at Durham Grammar School, and in 1862 entered Merton College, Oxford. There he won many distinctions, and in 1873 he entered the Church. His rise in the clerical order was at once rapid and steady, and he was appointed Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Cambridge. He was nominated Bishop of Peterborough, and was consecrated in Westminster Abbey in 1891. When, in 1896, the Bishopric of London became vacant by the elevation of Dr. Temple to the Primacy, Dr. Creighton was appointed to the vacant bishopric. 1886 DR. CREIGHTON IN AMERICA. 221 In the meanwhile Dr. Creighton was almost constantly engaged in historical work. No man could have been more closely and faithfully attentive to his ecclesiastical and parochial duties, and yet Dr. Creighton succeeded in producing a number of historical volumes and essays which might have seemed in every sense a very satisfactory result of a whole life given up to literary labour alone. His 'History of the Papacy' met with a great success, and appears to have had the remarkable effect of giving, on the whole, sati...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Justin McCarthy
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-56137-1
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Humanities > History
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LSN: 1-130-56137-2
Barcode: 9781130561371

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