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George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, applied to Charles I for a royal charter for what was to become the Province of Maryland. After Calvert died in April 1632, the charter for "Maryland Colony" (in Latin Terra Mariae) was granted to his son, Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, on June 20, 1632.
www.history.com/this-day.../the-settlement-of-marylandThe territory was named Maryland in honor of Henrietta Maria, the queen consort of Charles I. Before settlement began, George Calvert died and was succeeded by his son Cecilius, who sought to establish Maryland as a haven for Roman Catholics persecuted in England.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_MarylandGeorge Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, applied to Charles I for a royal charter for what was to become the Province of Maryland. After Calvert died in April 1632, the charter for "Maryland Colony" (in Latin Terra Mariae) was granted to his son, Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, on June 20, 1632.
www.u-s-history.com/pages/h617.htmlSince the charter did not expressly prohibit the establishment of non-Protestant churches, Cecilius Calvert encouraged fellow Catholics to settle there.
... Maryland's first town, St. Mary's, was established by both Protestants and Catholics in 1634.
... OF MARYLAND > Exploration and ...
msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/01glance/chron/.../chron16.htmlGovernor Stone invited Virginia Puritans to settle in Maryland. 1649. ... Baltimore
County known to have been established by this date, when a writ was issued to ...
https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Maryland_History22 Apr 2017 ... The following important events in the history of Maryland affected ... for a colony
where British Roman Catholics could settle in North America ...
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~slhessick/peakes02.htmBackground - The Settlement of Maryland. George Calvert was born in Yorkshire,
England, about 1580, of a family of some wealth and social position.
mrnussbaum.com/history-2-2/marylandcolony/Cecil Calvert, 2nd Lord of Baltimore, founded Maryland in 1632. ... Their
settlement became known as St. Mary's and is currently the fourth oldest
www.smplanet.com/teaching/colonialamerica/colonies/marylandWhile Maryland indeed became a safe place for persecuted Catholics to settle,
many Protestants and Puritans left other colonies to settle there, as well.
https://www.mdhs.org/education/teachers/md-history-qaWhen was the Maryland colony founded and by whom? When did the colonists ...
The English first settled the colony of Maryland in 1634. King Charles I granted ...
www.celebrateboston.com/history/maryland.htmA brief history of the Colony of Maryland, originally founded by a group of ... a
considerable village, where they formed a settlement by the name of Saint Mary's