Maan, John, a French historian and theologian, was born at Mans near the opening of the 17th century; was prebend of Tours in 1648; official and grand-vicar to the archbishop of Tours in 1651, and died about 1667. His works are Antiqui Casus reservati in dicecesi Turonensi (1648, 4to), written by order of the bishop of Tours: — Sanctas et Metropolitana Ecclesia Turonensis, sacrorumpontificun suorum ornata virtutibus, etc. (1667). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.