Plant-Lore

Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

Wesley’s tree

 

Young English elm (Ulmus procera) in the grounds of the Museum of Methodism and Wesley’s House, City Road, London Borough of Islington, said to be a descendent of the tree under which John Wesley (1703-91), founder of Methodism, preached on one of his several visits to Stony Strafford, Buckinghamshire.

 

 

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