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|Lecture:||The Remarkable Life and Times of William Penn with James Evans|
|Start Date:||3rd February 2019|
|Under 18s:||£14.00 What's included?|
Historian James Evans looks at the remarkable life and times of William Penn: a genuine apostle – more so than those who sailed on the Mayflower – for American freedon. Penn was a Quaker emigrant who founded the state of Pennysylvania. Although his father was frustrated and enraged, he could not conceal the admiration that he felt for his son. And nor should we. His ideas were astonishing, and astonishingly modern. Penn faced numerous tragedies and struggles but has left a massive and profoundly admirable legacy.
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I had a wonderful afternoon at Dillington House - exactly the sort of audience that authors hope for when speaking about their books. The questions were not only well informed but enabled me to fill in the gaps left by my original talk. I look forward to going back.