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Mandell Creighton
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1843
Carlisle
Cumbria, England
Death: Jan. 14, 1901
Lambeth
Greater London, England

English historian, Church of England priest, and Bishop of London from 1897 to 1901. He was educated at Durham School and at Merton College, Oxford. In 1872, then a fellow and tutor of Merton College, he married in the church of St Bartholomew, Sydenham, Louise von Glehn, daughter of London merchant Robert von Glehn. He was a founder of the English Historical Review and wrote biographies of Cardinal Wolsey, Queen Elizabeth I, and Simon de Montfort. His masterwork was his History of the Papacy during the Period of the Reformation.
Father of seven: Beatrice in 1872, Lucia in 1874, Cuthbert in 1876, Walter in 1878, Mary in 1880, and Oswin in 1883; and finally Gemma, born in 1887.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Louise Hume von Glehn Creighton (1850 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Beatrice Creighton (1872 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The memorial carries two inscriptions: He tried to write true history', his own choice; and I determined to know nothing among you save Jesus Christ'.
 
Burial:
Saint Paul's Cathedral
London
City of London
Greater London, England
 
Created by: julia&keld
Record added: Mar 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35200505
Mandell Creighton
Added by: julia&keld
 
 
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May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Jan. 1, 2011
 
 
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