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Person: WESLEY, Charles  (1707-1788)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Charles WESLEY
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
religious pioneer; lyricist of hymns used with slide sets
Main period of activity
N/A
Relationships to other people

brother of WESLEY, John  (1703-1791)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
18 December 1707
born at
29 March 1788
80
died at
Texts linked to this person
Hymns (10)

Charles Wesley, ‘All ye that pass by’ in Sacred songs and solos (1873)

Charles Wesley, Come, Holy Ghost (1740)

Charles Wesley and Orlando Gibbons, Depth of mercy! can there be (1740)

Charles Wesley, Gentle Jesus, meek and mild (n.d.)

Charles Wesley and Felix Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald-angels sing (1840)

Charles Wesley and Simeon B. Marsh, ‘Jesus, lover of my soul’ in Sacred songs and solos (1873)

John Cennick, Charles Wesley and Martin Madan, Lo! He comes with clouds descending (1760)

Charles Wesley and Williams Rowlands, Love Divine, all loves excelling (1905)

Charles Wesley and Carl Gläser, O for a thousand tongues to sing (1828)

Charles Wesley and Isaac Smith, ‘Soldiers of Christ, arise’ in Hymns ancient and modern (1860)

Slide set references

minor subject of: John Wesley: and his life work (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 65 slides, n.d.)

minor subject of: The life and times of the Rev. John Wesley: the father of Methodism (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 37 slides, n.d.)

Lucerna ID  6002238

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 May 2015

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