John Wesley in Cork (city) - 20 May, 1750

from The Journal of John Wesley, pages 186-187:

In the afternoon, a report being spread abroad that the mayor designed to hinder my preaching on the Marsh in the evening, I desired Mr. Skelton and Mr. Jones to wait upon him and inquire concerning it. Mr. Skelton asked if my preaching there would be disagreeable to him, adding, "Sir, if it would, Mr. Wesley will not do it." He replied warmly, "Sir, I'll have no mobbing." Mr. Skelton replied, "Sir, there was none this morning." He answered, "There was. Are there not churches and meetinghouses enough? I will have no more mobs or riots." Mr. Skelton replied, "Sir, neither …   more >>

cite as

John Wesley, and Percy Livingstone Parker (ed.), The Journal of John Wesley (1951), p. 186-187. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Cork (city)


John Wesley
Cleric, Theologian, Writer

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Experience Information

Date/Time 20 May, 1750
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:20:14 +0100
Approved on Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:44:00 +0000