from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Eccles., a member of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connection, a denomination of Calvinistic Methodists in England and Wales, adherents of George Whitefield and Selina, Countess of Huntingdon (1707–91), after their separation from the Wesleys. The sect is congregational in polity.
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