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Birthday of George Whitefield

George Whitefield

George Whitefield

Sunday, 16th December 1714

305 years ago today the evangelical leader George Whitefield was born at the Bell Inn, Southgate Street, Gloucester. He becane an Anglican priest and preached a Calvanist form of Methodism in the British American Colonies. He died in Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1770.

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