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Owen Manning

(c. 1721—1801) county historian and Old English scholar


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Owen Manning was born at Orlingbury, Northamptonshire on 11 August 1721 and died at Godalming, Surrey on 9 September 1801. He studied at Queen's College, Cambridge, from which he received a BA in 1740, an MA in 1744, and his BD in 1753. He was a Fellow of the same College and had a successful career in the Church. His last appointment was that of vicar in Godalming, an appointment he held until his death.

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From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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