Benedict Leonard Calvert, Fourth Lord Baltimore
10/25/2016 Bill Hart

Benedict Leonard Calvert was the second son of Charles Calvert and his father’s heir after the death of his older brother Cecil. He served as Governor of Maryland from 1684 to 1688; however, he was just five years old at the time and his appointment was purely an honorary one. After his family lost the
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Charles Calvert, Third Lord Baltimore
10/18/2016 Bill Hart

At the age of twenty-four, Charles Calvert, Cecil Calvert’s Heir, sailed to the Maryland colony as his father’s deputy governor in 1661. Right from the onset, Charles had to face economic problems caused by the drop in the price of tobacco, which was the staple crop of Maryland and its chief source of export income.
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The Maryland Toleration Act
10/11/2016 Bill Hart

A small broadside reprint of the Maryland Toleration Act In 1647, after the death of Governor Leonard Calvert, Protestants seized control of Maryland. Cecil Calvert, the Second Lord Baltimore, managed to regain control two years later in 1649. Losing control of the colony made Cecil realize that religious tolerance not specifically enshrined in law was
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William Claiborne
10/04/2016 Bill Hart

Virginians see William Claiborne as one of their own—a fellow English pioneer who came to the New World because it offers opportunities. To the Marylanders, Claiborne is a villain who spent decades fighting against the Calvert family for the possession of Kent Island, which he felt rightfully belonged to him. Claiborne immigrated to America in
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Maryland:<br>Lord Baltimore's Dream

Maryland:
Lord Baltimore's Dream

MARYLAND:<br>The Story Continues

MARYLAND:
The Story Continues