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NameThomas Manningham
DenominationChurch of England
Livedb. ca. 1651-01-01 - d. 1722-08-25 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon on Acts 17:11 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Isaiah 26:7 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Proverbs 5:12-14 -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked ReportsNotebook of John Aldersey -- preacher
Associated PlacesChichester -- BishopricEast Tisted -- ParishGreat Haseley -- ParishSt Andrew Holborn -- ParishNew College -- Place of StudyWinchester College -- Place of StudyTemple Church -- PostWindsor Castle -- Post
Source of DataJennifer Farooq; Benjamin Durham
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 17983); CCEd (Person ID: 52904); Wikipedia articles on the deans and canons of Windsor
Other NoteBorn to Richard Manningham and Bridget Blackwell in St. George's, Southwark, ca. 1651. Educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire from 1661. Matriculated at New College, Oxford, in August 1669, at age 18. Graduated BA in 1673, MA in 1677. Fellow at New College, 1671-1681. Ordained as a deacon in December 1677, and as a priest at Oxford in February 1678. Rector of East Tisted, Hampshire, 1681-1691. Married Elizabeth (1656/7–1714) around this time, for his eldest sons were baptised in 1683 and 1685. Preacher at Rolls Chapel, 1684-. Granted a Lambeth DD in December 1691. Lecturer at Temple Church, London, ca. 1691-. Rector of St Andrew Holborn, London, 1691-1713. Speaker of the House of Common's chaplain in 1690. Canon of Windsor, 1693-1709. Chaplain-in-ordinary to William and Mary, and then Anne. Briefly rector of Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, and dean of Windsor in 1709, though he left these posts when he became bishop. Bishop of Chichester, 1709-1722. Manningham was a high churchman and Hanoverian Tory, though he showed some sympathy for the high-flying clergy when vacated his living at St Andrew Holborn to provide a post for Dr. Henry Sacheverell. Early supporter of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Died in August, 1722, at his home on Greville Street, Holborn; buried in St. Andrew Holborn. He had at least ten children: six of their names are known: four sons (Thomas, Richard, Charles, and Simon) and two married daughters (Mary Rawlinson and Dorothea Walters). Thomas (bap. 1683-d. 1750), Simon and Charles followed their father into the church, while Richard (bap. 1685-d. 1759) became a doctor.
Attached URLs:
URLNotes on Dean and Canons of Windsor on Dean of Windsor
GEMMS record createdAugust 06, 2015
GEMMS record last editedJanuary 16, 2017