William Penn

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Standard Name: Penn, William

Connections

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Cultural formation Mary Penington
At Worminghurst in Sussex (a house belonging to her son-in-law William Penn which was probably a gift from herself), MP had a delightful dream of glorious heavenly forms.
Penington, Mary. Experiences in the Life of Mary Penington. Penney, NormanEditor , Friends Historical Society, 1992.
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Penington, Mary. Experiences in the Life of Mary Penington. Penney, NormanEditor , Friends Historical Society, 1992.
48-52
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
death Rebecca Travers
RT died in London at nearly eighty. William Penn preached her funeral sermon.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Penington
MP 's daughter Gulielma became the first wife of the well-known Quaker William Penn .
Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Fell
She was not in London when George Fox , her second husband, died there on 13 January 1691.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
William Penn was chosen to break news to her.
Kunze, Bonnelyn Young. Margaret Fell and the Rise of Quakerism. Macmillan, 1994.
180
Friends, Associates Anne Conway
AC corresponded with and was visited by many leading members of the Society of Friends , among them Keith , Robert Barclay , Anne and George Whitehead , Isaac Penington , William Penn , and...
Friends, Associates Margaret Fell
A number of early Quakers became lifelong friends and fellow-workers with MF . She met James Naylor or Nayler and Richard Farnsworth not long after she met George Fox .
Kunze, Bonnelyn Young. Margaret Fell and the Rise of Quakerism. Macmillan, 1994.
240n2
She also enjoyed a...
Intertextuality and Influence Sarah Wentworth Morton
She found this story in a recent issue of the American Museum, where it was set in Canada.
American National Biography.
Her title-page quotes from Spenser 's The Faerie Queene: Fierce Wars and faithful Loves...
Reception Anne Docwra
Bugg continued his attacks in William Penn , the Pretended Quaker . . . To which is Added, A Winding-Sheet for Anne Dockwra, 1700, and A Seasonable Caveat against the Prevalency of Quakerism...
Residence Dorothy Wellesley
She said the house's little faĉade was perfect, and the rocks were real, large, and primeval. It had once belonged to Guglielma Penn , wife of the famous Quaker William Penn and daughter (though Wellesley...
Textual Features Kathleen E. Innes
This book provides a historical account showing how the League ideal developed from the Amphictyonic League in ancient Greece, through the conceptions of William Penn , the Abbé St Pierre , Immanuel Kant , and Tsar Nicholas II .
Textual Production Constance Smedley
A couple of years after her return from America, CS set a novel there: The Unholy Experiment, which draws on but radically alters some of her own experience. She dedicated it to her...
Textual Production J. K. Rowling
The two epigraphs inserted at the beginning of this final novel added an element of seriousness to the work: the first is from Aeschylus and the second from the seventeenth-century QuakerWilliam Penn . A...
Textual Production Margaret Fell
MF (no doubt already a letter-writer, as were most women of her class) first wrote to George Fox in 1652, the year of her conversion.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
under George Fox
Her correspondence with both him and William Penn
Textual Production Deborah Norris Logan
DNL published during her lifetime, as a contributor to the National Gazette.
Premo, Terri L. “’Like A Being Who Does Not Belong’: The Old Age of Deborah Norris Logan”. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, No. 1, pp. 85 - 112.
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She did research into family history and edited (though she did not herself publish) a collection of the letters between James Logan
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Catherine Phillips
Later she reports in detail a conversation with a negro informant about slavery: he was, she says, well-fed and well-clad, but he reported cruelty although he was not himself a victim of it. She laments...

Timeline

1664
Charles II granted land in America to the Duke of York , which in 1681 was sold to the Quaker William Penn , and eventually became the Quaker colony of Pennsylvania.
1669
William Penn published No Cross, no Crown, a manifesto on behalf of the Quakers .
1682
The colony of Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn .
1694-1706
Quaker printer Tace Sowle produced three volumes of the works of George Fox (Quaker pioneer, husband of Margaret Fell ): his Journal, Epistles, and Gospel-Truth Demonstrated.
February 1768
James Boswell published his composite work on the Corsican liberation struggle: An Account of Corsica; the Journal of a Tour to that Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli.
1922
William Penn, the well-known London Quaker who emigrated to America and founded the state of Pennsylvania, was the subject of a play by Mary Lucy Pendered .