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date: 30 September 2020

Penn, Williamlocked

(1644–1718)
  • Mary K. Geiter

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Penn, William (1644–1718), Quaker leader and founder of Pennsylvania, was born in the liberty of the Tower of London on 14 October 1644, the son of Sir William Penn (bap. 1621, d. 1670), admiral in the English navy, and Margaret (1610?–1682), the daughter of ...

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