MANNING, Bernard Lord. b. Caistor, Lincolnshire, 31 December 1892; d. Cambridge, 8 December 1941. The ‘Lord’ in Manning’s name was a given name at his Baptism, not a peerage. He was the son of a Wesleyan Methodist, George Manning, who later became a Congregational minister. His son also became a member of the Congregational Church.
Manning was educated at Caistor Grammar School and Jesus College, Cambridge. He became a bye-Fellow at Magdalene College (1916-1918) and was elected a Fellow of Jesus College in 1919. He remained at the College for the rest of his life as an unmarried fellow. He was tutor and university lecturer in medieval history, Bursar, and Senior Tutor of the...
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