John Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

John Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, KG, GCB, PC (13 December 18184 August 1906), known as Lord John Manners before 1888, was an English statesman.

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  • 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.
    • England's Trust, part iii, line 227, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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