HUNTINGDON, Selina, Countess of


HUNTINGDON, Selina, Countess of
(1707-1791)
   English EVANGELICAL leader and patron of John and Charles WESLEY, and the Welsh PREACHER Howell Harris, who founded a CALVINIST branch of METHODISM known as "the Countess Huntingdon's Connection."

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