Springett Penn (I)


Springett Penn (1674–1696) was the second son of
William Penn William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was an English writer A writer is a person who uses written words in different styles and techniques to communicate ideas. Writers produce different forms of literary art and creative wri ...

William Penn
, founder of
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, and his first wife Gulielma Maria Springett Penn, and the first of their children to survive infancy. He was born at
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* 1674 births 1696 deaths English Quakers Springett English people of Welsh descent {{Quaker-stub