Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon

British countess

Selina, Countess of Huntingdon (24 August 1707 – 17 June 1791) was an English religious leader who played a prominent part in the religious revival of the eighteenth century and the Methodist movement in England and Wales, and has left a Christian denomination (Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion) in England and Sierra Leone.

Selina, Countess of Huntingdon


  • None know how to prize the Saviour, but such as are zealous in pious works for others.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 399.

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