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"MANTON, a parish in the hundred of MARTINSLEY, county of RUTLAND, 3 miles (N. by E.) from Uppingham, containing 229 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Northampton, and diocese of Peterborough, rated in the king's books at £10, endowed with £400 royal bounty, and £200 parliamentary grant. G. W. Smyth, Esq. was patron in 1820. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. A college or chantry was founded here, in the 25th of Edward III., by William and John Wade, for a master and two brethren, whose revenue at the dissolution was valued at £22. 18. 6."  [Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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