Definition of Penn, William in English:

Penn, William

Syllabification: Penn, William
( 1644–1718), English Quaker, founder of Pennsylvania. Having been imprisoned in 1668 for his Quaker writings, he was granted a charter to land in North America by Charles II. He founded the colony of Pennsylvania as a sanctuary for Quakers and other nonconformists in 1682.

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