William Penn was an influential English Quaker and founder of the colony of Pennsylvania in 1682. He was the son of Admiral Sir William Penn and joined the Society of Friends (Quakers) in the 1660s. Outspoken and eloquent, he preached religious toleran...
October 14, 1644 (age
July 30, 1718
William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was an English real estate
entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of
William Penn (October 14, 1644–July 30, 1718) founded the Province of
Pennsylvania, the British North American colony that became the U.S. state of ...
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William Penn was the first great hero of American liberty. During the late
seventeenth century, when Protestants persecuted Catholics, Catholics
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William Penn Was Born October 14, 1644. How did Pennsylvania get its name?
Its founder, English reformer William Penn, born on October 14, 1644, in London
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On March 5, 1681, one day after receiving his royal charter for Pennsylvania,
William Penn wrote that he believed God would make his colony "the seed of the