Pewter Charger from William Penn at Pennsbury Manor

Before they returned to England after a stay of nearly two years in Pennsylvania, William Penn (1644–1718) and his second wife, Hannah Margaret Callowhill Penn (1671–1726), gave a handsome pewter charger to John Sotcher (circa 1674–1729) and Mary Lofty Sotcher (1677–1728) upon their marriage on August 16, 1701. The reverse of the circa 1676 charger bears the initials of the proprietor and his...
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