Timeline

1808, July 15th, Henry Edward manning is born in Copped Hall, Totteridge, Herts, England.

1818-1819 He enters Harrow School

1826 His last year at Harrow.

1827 He enters Oxford.

1832 He was ordained a deacon in the Anglican church.

1833 He married Caroline Sargent.

1837 Caroline Manning dies.

1841 He is elevated to Archdeacon of Chichester.

1850 Manning turned his eye towards the Catholic Church after the Gorham Judgement was put forth in the Anglican Community, which promoted unorthodox views concerning baptismal regeneration. This is said to be the beginning of the end of Anglicanism for Manning.

1851, April 6th, Henry Edward Manning comes into the Catholic Church.

1851, June 14th, On the Feast of St. Basil, he is ordained a priest.

1857, Manning and Cardinal Wiseman founded at St. Mary of the Angels, Bayswater, the Congregation of the Oblates of St. Charles.

1865, June 8th, Following the death of his friend Cardinal Wiseman, Manning is consecrated Archbishop at St. Mary Moorfields by Bishop Ullathorne of Birmingham.

1869 He goes to Rome for the opening of the First Vatican Council, and in December was put on the Committee “De Fide”. To this Committee, in March, 1870, was referred the question of Papal Infallibility, and on 18 July the Decree was passed.

1875 He goes to Rome where he receives his cardinalate.

1878 Cardinal Manning took part in the conclave that elected Leo XIII, receiving a vote or two himself in the scrutiny.

1892, January 14th, Cardinal Henry Manning is laid to repose at the Kensal Green Cemetery, his body later however was brought to the Cathedral in Westminster.

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