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Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892



  • Existence: 1808 - 1892

Biographical Note

Henry Edward Manning was born into a family of merchant bankers. He attended Oxford and was ordained to the Anglican ministry. He converted to Catholicism in 1851. In 1865 he became Archbishop of Westminster, and in 1875 he was elevated to the rank of Cardinal.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Henry Edward Manning collection

 Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph letters signed by Manning to various correspondents mainly concerning his daily duties. The collection also includes a poem by Manning, some clippings, and articles on his life and career by Wilfrid Meynell and Cardinal Vaughan.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1840-1962, bulk 1847-1891; Majority of material found within 1847 - 1891