Penn family papers
The British colony of Pennsylvania was given to William Penn (1644-1718) in 1681 by Charles II of England in repayment of a debt owed his father, Sir Admiral William Penn (1621-1670). Under Penn's directive, Pennsylvania was settled by Quakers escaping religious torment in England and other Eur...
|Collection:||Penn Family Papers|
|Main Authors:||Penn family. (Creator), Penn, Hannah Callowhill 1671-1726. (Creator), Penn, William 1644-1718. (Creator), Penn, William Sir 1621-1670 (Creator)|
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