Penn was a frequent companion of George Fox, the founder of the Quakers, travelling in Europe and England with him in their ministry.
Penn pleaded for his right to see a copy of the charges laid against him and the laws he had supposedly broken, but the judge, the Lord Mayor of London, refused—even though this right was guaranteed by the law.
WilliamPenn, Visionary Proprietor by Tuomi J. Forrest, at the University of Virginia
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