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Huntingdon Selina

Huntingdon, Selina, Countess of (1707-1791), a noted religionist of her time, who warmly advocated the principles of Methodism, patronised George Whitefield, whom she appointed her chaplain, and gave her name to the followers of that preacher. She founded a college in Wales, and built many chapels. Her father was Earl Ferrers, and her husband left her a widow in 1746.