ENGLAND’S CHRISTIAN HERITAGE

Epworth, England


Samuel Wesley was rector of St. Andrews Church, Epworth, from 1695 to 1735.
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Samuel and Susanna lived in the rectory. Susanna, bore him at least 19 children, although only seven daughters and three sons - Samuel Jr, John and Charles - survived to adulthood. Susanna educated all her children diligently and instilled in them the methodical approach that would later characterize her sons' approach to religion.
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Richard at the market cross where John Wesley, an itinerate preacher, preached every other year between 1742 and 1790.  He stayed at the Red Lion Inn. 
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Suzanna beside a lifesize wax figure of John Wesley.  He was a short man!
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Stained glass window at Wesley Memorial Church, Epworth.
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Great Malvern, England

Great Malvern Priory dates back to 1085 and has a stained glass window, the Magnificat, which was donated by Henry VII, 1501-02.
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