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John Wesley (1703 - 1791)

John Wesley (1703 - 1791) was a founding father of the Methodst movement in the 18th century. From 1739 he established and inspired Methodist Societies throughout England. He traveled and preached extensively, especially in the 'London-Bristol-Newcastle triangle'.

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John Wesley - Oil painting by George Romney
- "John Wesley," by the English artist George Romney, oil on canvas. 29 1/2 in. x 24 3/4 in. Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London

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