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William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He was an early advocate of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Indians. Under his direction, the city of Philadelphia was planned and developed. In 1681, King Charles II handed over a large piece of his American land holdings to William Penn to satisfy a debt the king owed to Penn's father. This land included present-day Pennsylvania and Delaware. Penn immediately sailed to America and his...

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Central Methodist Soccer Set For Tuesday Matchup With ...
FAYETTE, MO. (Missouri Sports Redux) – Coach Dan Schmidlin leads Central Methodist into Oskaloosa, Iowa, on Tuesday for a contest against William Penn (Iowa) at 4 p.m. CT at Lacey Complex Stadium. Fans not travelling to the contest ...
Author: Team MSR  (31 Aug 2014)

William Penn Leaves London for America, and a look at All ...
On this day in 1682, William Penn set sail for America. Though born to a wealthy family and raised an Anglican, he became a Quaker, and having seen the religious repression of the Cromwell years and the aftermath of those years in England, ...
Author: Jim  (30 Aug 2014)

Saint Xavier Tournament Page - William Penn University ...
Home of William Penn Athletics. ... William Penn at, 4:00pm. Saint Xavier, CST. Saint Xavier Tournament. Live Video Live Stats. Siena Heights vs, 6:00pm. William Penn, CST. Saint Xavier Tournament. Saturday, Aug 30. Football. Bethel (Tenn.) ...
Author: Wade Steinlage  (29 Aug 2014)

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