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  2. William Penn - Wikipedia

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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (24 October [ 14 October] 1644 – 10 August [ O.S. 30 July] 1718) was an writer, religious thinker, and influential who founded the Province of Pennsylvania British colonial era. Penn was an advocate of known for his amicable relations and successful treaties with the Native Americans who had resided in ...

  3. William Penn | Biography, Religion, Significance, & Facts

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    William Penn, (born October 14, 1644, London, England—died July 30, 1718, Buckinghamshire), English Quaker leader and advocate of religious freedom, who oversaw the founding of the American Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a refuge for Quakers and other religious minorities of Europe.

  4. William Penn - Quotes, Spouse & Facts - Biography

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    Birth date: October 14, 1644. Birth City: London, England. Birth Country: United Kingdom. Gender: Male. Best Known For: William Penn was an English Quaker best known for founding the colony of ...

  5. William Penn - US History

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    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 Pennsylvania. The democratic principles that he set forth served as an inspiration for the United States Constitution.

  6. Brief Biography of William Penn - US History

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    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 Pennsylvania. The democratic principles that he set forth served as an inspiration for the United States Constitution.

  7. Exploring the legacy of William Penn, one of early America’s ...

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    William Penn, the Quaker activist and founder of the British North American colony that became Pennsylvania, played an important role in the movement for religious liberty on both sides of the Atlantic. A new book, “ William Penn: Political Writings ,” edited by Andrew R. Murphy, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Political Science in ...

  8. William Penn summary | Britannica

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    William Penn, (born Oct. 14, 1644, London, Eng.—died July 30, 1718, Buckinghamshire), English Quaker leader and founder of Pennsylvania. Expelled from Oxford for his Puritan beliefs, he was sent to manage the family estates in Ireland, where he joined the Society of Friends in 1667.

  9. William Penn - Quaker Leader, Colonist, Founder | Britannica

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    William Penn. Table of Contents. William Penn - Quaker Leader, Colonist, Founder: Penn had meanwhile become involved in American colonization as a trustee for Edward Byllynge, one of the two Quaker proprietors of West New Jersey. In 1681 Penn and 11 other Quakers bought the proprietary rights to East New Jersey from the widow of Sir John Carteret.

  10. William Penn Only Spent Four Years In Pennsylvania

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    News William Penn Only Spent Four Years In Pennsylvania, And Other Strange Founder Facts The rest of the time, he was busy being accused of starting various riots, shopping for fancy clothes in...

  11. William Penn | Encyclopedia.com

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    William Penn was born in London on Oct. 14, 1644, the son of Adm. William Penn and Margaret Jasper. Adm. Penn served in the parliamentary navy during the Puritan Revolution. Although rewarded by Cromwell and given estates in Ireland, he fell into disfavor and took part in the restoration of Charles II.