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Hastings, Selina

(1707–91). Countess of Huntingdon; wife of Theophilus Hastings (1696–1746), 9th Earl of Huntingdon; b. Stanton Harold, near Ashby-dela-Zouch, Leicestershire, Eng.; founded Calvinistic Meth. sect called Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion; assoc. with J. and C. Wesley* and G. Whitefield*; sided with Whitefield and Calvinism against the Wesleys; became sole trustee of Whitefield's institutions in Georgia at his death.

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