Leng, John an English prelate, was born in 1665, and, after having completed his studies at Cambridge, became chaplain to king George I. In 1723 his royal master made Leng bishop of Norwich. He died in 1727. He published editions of the Plutus and Nubes of Aristophanes (1695): — an excellent edition of Terence (Cambridge, 1701): — Sermons at Boyle's Lectures (1717-18), and twelve separate Sermons (1699-1727). See Nichols's Lit. Anzec. Lyson's Environs. — Allibone, Dictionary of British and American Authors, 2:1084.