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William Penn

William PennBorn: 14-Oct-1644
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 30-Jul-1718
Location of death: Twyford, Berkshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Quaker
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Founder of Pennsylvania

Father: Sir William Penn (British admiral, b. 23-Apr-1621, d. 16-Sep-1670)
Mother: Margaret Jasper
Wife: Gulielma Maria Springett (m. 1672, d. 23-Feb-1694)
Son: William Penn (b. circa 1676, d. 1720 in Liege)
Wife: Hannah Callowhill (m. 1696, d. 1727 or 1733)
Son: John (b. 29-Feb-1700 in Philadelphia, d. 1746 in England)
Son: Thomas Penn (b. 1702, d. 21-Mar-1775)
Son: Richard Penn (b. circa 1710, d. 1771)

    High School: Chigwell School, Essex
    University: Christ Church, Oxford University (expelled)

    Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
    Expelled from School
    Inmate: Tower of London six months (1668-69), for pamphleteering
    Contempt of Court 1670 (his jury jailed as well)
    Debtor's Prison 1702
    Stroke Oct-1712
    Paralyzed
    Stroke 1713
    Slaveowners
    Welsh Ancestry

Is the subject of books:
William Penn: A Biography, 1957, BY: Catherine Owens Peare

Author of books:
Truth Exalted, in a short but sure Testimony (1668)
No Cross, no Crown; a Discourse showing the Nature and Discipline of the Holy Cross of Christ (1688)
Treatise on Oaths (1672)
England's Present Interest Considered (1672)
An Address to Protestants of All Persuasions (1679)
A Letter to the Free Society of Traders (1683)
AN Essay Towards the Present and Future Peace of Europe (1693)


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