Person:Charles Wesley (5)

Charles Wesley
b.18 Dec 1707
d.29 Mar 1788
  1. Samuel Wesley1690 - 1739
  2. Emilia Wesley1691/2 - 1771
  3. Susanna Wesley1695 - 1764
  4. Mary Wesley1696 - 1734
  5. Mehetabel Wesley1697 - 1749/50
  6. John Wesley1703 - 1791
  7. Martha Wesley1706 - 1791
  8. Charles Wesley1707 - 1788
  1. Charles Wesley, Jr.1757 - 1834
  2. Samuel Wesley1766 - 1837
Facts and Events
Name Charles Wesley
Gender Male
Birth[1] 18 Dec 1707
Death[1] 29 Mar 1788

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Charles Wesley (18 December 1707 – 29 March 1788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement, son of Anglican clergyman and poet Samuel Wesley, the younger brother of Anglican clergyman John Wesley and Anglican clergyman Samuel Wesley. He was father of musician Samuel Wesley and grandfather of musician Samuel Sebastian Wesley. Despite their closeness, Charles and his brother John did not always agree on questions relating to their beliefs. In particular, Charles was strongly opposed to the idea of a breach with the Church of England into which they had both been ordained. Charles Wesley is mostly remembered for the over 6,000 hymns he wrote. He ministered for part of his life in The New Room Chapel in Bristol. His house, located nearby, can still be visited.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Charles Wesley, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).