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date: 01 April 2020

Manners, Georgelocked

(1778–1853)
  • H. J. Spencer

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Manners, George (1778–1853), journal editor and diplomatist, was the fourth son of Robert Manners of Kentish Town, London. Of his mother and his early education nothing is known. He entered Lincoln's Inn on 7 March 1793, but evidently discovered activities more congenial to him than study for the bar. In 1806 he published a five-act play in verse, ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
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