C. R. Cheney
|Christopher Robert Cheney|
20 December 1906|
19 June 1987 80) (aged|
|Institutions||University of Manchester, Magdalen College, Oxford, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge|
|Alma mater||Wadham College, Oxford|
Christopher Robert Cheney (20 December 1906 – 19 June 1987) was a medieval historian, noted for his work on the medieval English church and the relations of the papacy with England, particularly in the age of Pope Innocent III.
He lectured at the University of Cairo, University College, London (1931–33), and the University of Manchester (1933–37) before returning to the Oxford as reader and fellow of Magdalen College in 1937. After war service with MI5, he took the chair in Medieval History at Manchester in 1945 until his election as the Professor of Medieval History at the University of Cambridge in 1955. He remained at Cambridge as a fellow of Corpus Christi College until his retirement in 1972.
|Professor of Medieval History, University of Cambridge
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