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Memorials Of The Professional Life And Times Of Sir William Penn V1

by Granville Penn

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10521030M
ISBN 100548186839
ISBN 109780548186831

Penn, Sir William, –70, British admiral. In the English civil war he served in Parliament's naval forces, and he joined the pursuit (–52) of Prince Rupert in the Medit.   Captain Giles Penn (c - c) and Jeanne (Joan)Gilbert Captain Giles Penn and Jeanne Gilbert (of Yorkshire) were grandparents of the Quaker, William Penn of Pennsylvania. Giles and Jeanne lived in the town of Minety which lies between Swindon and Malmesbury in Wiltshire (originally in Gloucestershire), England. The name Minety derives from 'mint stream' and.

Sir William Penn was an English admiral and politician who sat in the House of Commons from to He was the father of William Penn, founder of the Province of Pennsylvania. Penn was born in St. Thomas Parish, Bristol to Giles Penn and Joan Gilbert. He served his Children: William Penn. The William Penn Association is a Fraternal Benefit Society founded over years ago. Our Association operates on a non-profit basis, providing Life Insurance and Annuities to our members. We are dedicated to a four-part mission: Offering the best life insurance and annuity plans available at .

John Penn. Commonplace book NV Sir William Penn. "The Office of the Admiral[sy]" undated NV Sir William Penn. Algernon Earle of Northumberland NV Box: Sir William Penn. Correspondence NB Volume: Sir William Penn. Journals of Sir William Penn NV Box. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. William Penn (Penn, William, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Penn, William, , contrib.: A Journal or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian Experiences, and Labour of Love, in the Work of the Ministry, of That Ancient Eminent and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, George.


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Memorials of the professional life and times of Sir William Penn Volume 1 [Penn, Granville] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Memorials of the professional life and times of Sir William Penn Volume 1Author: Granville Penn. Memorials of the professional life and times of Sir William Penn From to by Penn, Granville, Sir William Penn's memorial in the church of St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol A key source for the adult life of Penn is the Diary of his next door neighbour Samuel Pepys.

InPenn was appointed a Commissioner of the Navy Board where he worked with Pepys, Clerk of the Acts to the Navy ance: Commonwealth of England, Kingdom of. William Penn has books on Goodreads with ratings.

William Penn’s most popular book is Some Fruits of Solitude. Life was not better in the good old days and Penn played a small part in helpful changes to law, religious freedom and democracy.

The death of five of his children is an insight into the common tragedy of infant A long well researched book although with a strange and unhelpful Quaker bias/5.

PENN, Sir WILLIAM (–), admiral and general at sea, baptised in the church of St. Thomas in Bristol on 23 Aprilwas the second son of Giles Penn, a merchant and sea-captain trading to the Mediterranean, a younger son of a family settled for many generations at. Sir William Penn, (born ApBristol, Gloucestershire, Eng.—died Sept.

16,London), British admiral and father of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania. In his youth Penn served at sea, and in the English Civil Wars he fought for Parliament, being appointed rear admiral of the Irish seas in He was arrested in on suspicion of corresponding with Charles I but.

William Penn, –, English Quaker, founder of Pennsylvania,England; son of Sir William Penn. Early Life He was expelled () from Oxford for his religious nonconformity and was then sent by his father to the Continent to overcome his leanings toward Puritanism.

Admiral Sir William Penn, 'the famous father of an even more famous son', wrote the code of naval tactics, which formed the basis of the Duke of York's Sailing and Fighting Instructions, the standard book on tactics for the Royal Navy for much of the next two centuries.

Samuel Pepys, the diarist, was his subordinate as Secretary to the Navy. (See "Memorials of the Professional Life of Admiral Sir William Penn," by Granville Penn, London, ) His son, William, was born in London just prior to the admiral's departure for the Irish seas" indeed, he had already started down the Thames when the news of his son's birth reached him, and he hastily left his vessel and returned home.

named for me – but for my father Admiral Sir William Penn. I lived in my new colony from to and to Although my father was the head of the British Navy, I chose to devote my life to peace.

I became a Quaker, so I wanted Pennsylvania to be a place that tolerated people of all different religious beliefs. William Penn (14 October – 30 July ) was the son of the admiral and politician Sir William was a writer, early member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), and founder of the English North American colony the Province of was an early advocate of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Alma mater: Chigwell School, Christ Church, Oxford.

Memoirs of the Private and Public Life of William Penn V1 by Thomas Clarkson for - Compare prices of products in Books from Online Stores in Australia. Save with. Admiral Sir William Penn was the father of the Quaker William Penn.

As noted earlier the Admiral is buried in St Mary Redcliffe church, Bristol, England. What many people in Bristol, including many of Jamaican decent, do not know is that he was the Sea General responsible for the attack on the Spanish slave colony of Jamaica and annexing it as.

Penn was born Octo in Barking, London, the son of Admiral Sir William Penn and Margaret Jasper. Inhe married Gulielma Maria Springett. InKing Charles II gave Penn a large piece of his American land holdings in present day Pennsylvania and Delaware, to satisfy a.

William Penn. – William Penn was born near Tower Hill, in London, on 14th Octoberin the middle of the Civil War. His father was Vice-Admiral Sir William Penn, a great sea-captain. in the s, during Oliver Cromwell’s Protectorate, Penn senior experienced great success in sea battles with the Dutch, for which he was made an Admiral and granted Shannagarry estate in Ireland.

Family Life. His father, Sir William Penn, was a member of the House of Commons from to Associated With. He read a lot of William Shakespeare for his studies.

William Penn Popularity. Most Popular # Born on October 14 # Born in #1. First Name William #Born: Early Life. Young William Penn Born to a rich family in London, England, William Penn was the son of Sir William Penn (an admiral in the king's royal navy).

His mother was very religious and taught him about God. Penn had a religious experience when he was twelve year old. Sir William Penn was absent for the first two years of William's life, a time in which the child developed smallpox, permanently losing most of his hair; he would wear a wig for the rest of his life.

Absence was a trait that would prove common of the Admiral and, in the future, of Penn with his own family. A Biography of. WILLIAM PENN. Site Editor's Preface. This biography is included to provide a record of the life of William Penn, America's most famous Quaker, and somewhat of a curiosity to many Americans, particularly Pennsylvanians.Penn joins the group of the Society of Friends at the age of He makes a life changing decision by joining the group of the Quakers, which put his social position, political connections, and financial issues in jeopardy.

This had shocked many, considering his family were upperclassmen. Penn said he would defend his faith for the rest of his.William Penn was born on Octoin London, England. His father, Admiral Sir William Penn, was a wealthy man. As a child young Penn became interested in religion, but he rebelled against the Church of England, to which his father belonged.

After two years at Christ Church College at Oxford University, he was expelled for being a.