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Welsh history and its sources
Welsh history and its sources

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Revival movement in the Church of England beginning in the 1730s and eventually breaking away to form a Nonconformist denomination. Particularly strong in north Wales. While in England most Methodists were Wesleyan, so-called after John Wesley, Welsh Methodism generally embraced, at least in theory, the harsh doctrines of John Calvin, the sixteenth-century Protestant reformer, hence Calvinistic Methodists.

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