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By Owen Chadwick

this can be an edited selection of Owen Chadwick's central writings on Lord Acton, the celebrated Victorian historian and founding father of The Cambridge smooth historical past. many of the items aren't any longer on hand, whereas one hasn't ever earlier than seemed in English. All were revised, occasionally broadly. Acton (1834–1902) used to be born in Naples, the grandson of the Neapolitan top minister Sir John Acton. trained at Munich collage, he sat as a Liberal MP 1859–64, was once created a baron in 1869, and in 1895 used to be appointed Regius Professor of recent historical past at Cambridge. This publication explains the $64000 points of Acton's complicated brain and his nice contribution to ancient experiences. Professor Chadwick, himself a former holder of Acton's Regius Chair, is the top senior authority either on Acton and on concerns of church and nation within the 19th century.

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