1690 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Francis Manning

Anthony Wood, Athenae Oxonienses (1690-91; 1721) 2:1080.



FRANCIS MANNING, Son of Tho. Manning of London, Gent. was matriculated the 8th of March 1688, being then a Com. of Trin. Coll. under the Tuition of Mr. Tho. Sykes. He hath translated into English, The Life of the Emperour Theodosius the Great — Lond. 1693. oct. written originally in French, by the famous Abbot Flechier, now Bishop of Nimes, of the French Academy, for the use of the Dauphin. ded. to Charles Duncomb, Esq; by his Epistle dated at Tuddington (Com. Middlesex) the 1st of Januar. 1692. He hath something in the Gentleman's Journal.