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us: Penn, William, 1644-1718

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    • us: W. P. (William Penn), 1644-1718
    • us: Philanglus, 1644-1718
    • us: P., W. (William Penn), 1644-1718
    • us: Pen, William, 1644-1718
    • us: Friend to righteousness and peace, 1644-1718
    • us: Gentleman in the city, 1644-1718
    • us: Author of the late Considerations, 1644-1718
    • us: Considerations, Author of the late, 1644-1718
    • us: Friend to liberty for liberties sake, 1644-1718
    • us: Philo-britannicus, 1644-1718
    • us: One who cordially imbraces whatsoever there is of tru religion in al professions ..., 1644-1718
    • us: Gentleman in the country, 1644-1718
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        London, England
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        Buckinghamshire, England
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        • Organization: (lcsh) Society of Friends
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            • found: His A defence of the Duke of Buckingham's book ... 1685.
            • found: His Urim and thummim ... 1674: t.p. (W. P.)
            • found: His Englands great interest in the choice of this new Parliament, 1679: p. 4 (Philanglus)
            • found: InU/Wing STC files (usage: William Pen; a friend to righteousness and peace)
            • found: His A defence of the Duke of Buckingham ... 1685: t.p. (Author of the late Considerations)
            • found: InU/Wing STC files (usage: a friend to liberty for liberties sake)
            • found: His The great question to be considered by the King, and this approaching Parliament ... 1679: p. 8 (Philo-britannicus)
            • found: Pennsylvania. Governor (1699-1701 : Penn). The governor's speech to the Assembly, at Philadelphia, 1701 (name not given)
            • found: Raimo, J.W. Bio. dir. of Amer. colonial and revolutionary governors 1607-1789, 1980 (Penn, William; Penn. governor 1682-84 and 1699-1701)
            • found: His Som [sic] free reflections upon occasion of the public discourse about liberty of conscience ... 1687: t.p. (One who cordially imbraces whatsoever there is of tru religion in al professions, and hates every thing which makes any of them hate or hurt one another)
            • found: His A letter from a gentleman in the country, to his friends in London, upon the subject of the penal laws and tests, printed in the year 1687.
            • found: Encyclopedia Britannica online, viewed Apr. 4, 2014 (William Penn, born Oct. 14, 1644 in London, England; died July 30, 1718, Buckinghamshire, England; 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)
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            • 1980-08-21: new
            • 2014-05-14: revised
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