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The history of Methodism . IT was appropriate that in Wales—ever the home of thetwin sisters, poetry and music—the leading chorister ofMethodism should find an ideal wife. The lady ofCharles Wesleys choice was Sarah Gwynne. .Sarah Gwynne was the daughter of Marmaduke Gwynne,a Welsh esquire of family and fortune whom we have alreadymet at Wesleys Conference at Bristol, in 1745. He hadbeen converted under the teaching of Howell Harris. A rigidChurchman and a magistrate, he went, with the riot act inhis pocket, to commit the evangelist to prison, as he under-stood that he taught doctrines injurio

The history of Methodism . IT was appropriate that in Wales—ever the home of thetwin sisters, poetry and music—the leading chorister ofMethodism should find an ideal wife. The lady ofCharles Wesleys choice was Sarah Gwynne. .Sarah Gwynne was the daughter of Marmaduke Gwynne,a Welsh esquire of family and fortune whom we have alreadymet at Wesleys Conference at Bristol, in 1745. He hadbeen converted under the teaching of Howell Harris. A rigidChurchman and a magistrate, he went, with the riot act inhis pocket, to commit the evangelist to prison, as he under-stood that he taught doctrines injurio Stock Photo
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The history of Methodism . IT was appropriate that in Wales—ever the home of thetwin sisters, poetry and music—the leading chorister ofMethodism should find an ideal wife. The lady ofCharles Wesleys choice was Sarah Gwynne. .Sarah Gwynne was the daughter of Marmaduke Gwynne,a Welsh esquire of family and fortune whom we have alreadymet at Wesleys Conference at Bristol, in 1745. He hadbeen converted under the teaching of Howell Harris. A rigidChurchman and a magistrate, he went, with the riot act inhis pocket, to commit the evangelist to prison, as he under-stood that he taught doctrines injurious to Church and State.He told his wife, however, as he left home, I will hear theman myself before I commit him. The Welsh laymanssermon touched the magistrates heart. He expected to seea dangerous disturber of the peace; he found an evangelicalapostle. He begged the preacher to pardon him for being soeasily misled by slander and pressed him to come to Garth. The neighboring gentry were not a little startled, but 768. Charles Wesley. painting by J. W. V. Fowter.

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