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John Manners (1818 – 1906)


Known as Lord John Manners before 1888, was an English statesman.
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John Manners
No: by the names inscribed in History's page,
Names that are England's noblest heritage,
Names that shall live for yet unnumbered years
Shrined in our hearts with Cressy and Poictiers;
Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die,
But leave us still our old nobility.
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