- Born: London, Kent, England
- Marriage: Joan Gilbert on 5 Nov 1600 in London, Kent, England 578
- Died: London, Kent, England
Family of William Penn, Howard Jenkins, 1899
Penns of Pennsylvania & England, Arthur Pound, 1932 Page 336
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information.
Giles Penn was a Captain in the Royal Navy, and held the office of consul in the Mediterranean. He married Miss Gilbert and had two sons, George, envoy to Spain, and Sir William Penn. Sir. William Penn was born in Bristol in 1621, entered the navy, where he distinguished himself and attained the rank of vice-admiral. He died in 1670. He married Margaret, daughter of John Jasper of Rotterdam, by whom he had a son, William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania.
~The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. XXX, Jan 1876, page 32
• Background Information: 580
Giles, the second son of William Penn, Jr., was a captain in the navy, as well as consul for many years of the English trade in the Mediterranean. Giles wife was of "the Gilberts in the County of Somerset, originally from Yorkshire" according to Gile's son Admiral Penn. The records of St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, show the marriage of "Giles Penne and Joan Gilbeart," on 5 Nov 1600.
Giles and Joan Penn had two sons, George, who was twenty years older than his brother, William, the Admiral.
Giles married Joan Gilbert on 5 Nov 1600 in London, Kent, England.578 (Joan Gilbert was born in London, Kent, England.)