See also:American historian, was
See also:born at
See also:Philadelphia on the 19th of
See also:September 1825 . His
See also:father was a publisher, whom in 1843 he joined in business, and he retained his connexion with the
See also:firm till 1880 . Weak.
See also:health, however, caused him from early days to devote himself to
See also:research, mainly on
See also:history in the later
See also:middle ages, and his
See also:literary reputation rests on the important books he produced on this subject . These are: Superstition and Force (Philadelphia, 1866, new ed . 1892) ;
See also:Sketch of Sacerdotal Celibacy (Philadelphia, 1867); History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages (New
See also:York, 1888); Chapters from the religious history of Spain connected with the Inquisition (Philadelphia, 1890); History of auricular Confession and Indulgences in the Latin Church (3 vols.,
See also:London, 1896); The
See also:Moriscos of Spain (Philadelphia, 1901), and History of the Inquisition of Spain (4 vols., New York and London, 1906–1907) . He also edited a Formulary of the Papal
See also:Penitentiary in the 13th century (Philadelphia, 1892), and in 1908 was published his Inquisition in the
See also:Spanish Dependencies . As an authority on the Inquisition he stood in the highest
See also:rank of
See also:modern historians, and distinctions were conferred on him by the
See also:universities of Harvard,
See also:Princeton, Pennsylvania,
See also:Giessen and Moscow . He died at Philadelphia on the 24th of
See also:October 1909 .
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