- (1771–1851)Historian and Devotional Writer.Lingard was born in Winchester into a Roman Catholic family. He was educated at the English College at Douai and at Crook Hall, Durham. He was ordained a priest in 1795. He is remembered for his eightvolume History of England, which tells the story from a Catholic viewpoint. As the historian Thomas Macaulay put it, he worked from the first principle that any Protestant opinion must, by definition, be wrong. It was much approved by the Roman Catholic hierarchy and there is some evidence that Lingard was created a Cardinal in 1826. Subsequently he produced A New Version of the Four Gospels which was based on the Greek original rather than on St jerome’s Vulgate text.M. Haile, Life and Letters of John Lingard, 1771– 1851 (1911);D. Shea, The English Ranke: John Lingard (1969).
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