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Calvert, Cecilius, 2d Baron Baltimore(Encyclopedia)Calvert, Cecilius, 2d Baron Baltimore ssl´s [key], c.1605–75, first proprietor of the colony of Maryland. He received the province in 1632 as a grant from the king, in place of his father, ...
Baltimore, Cecilius Calvert, 2d Baron(Encyclopedia)Baltimore, Cecilius Calvert, 2d Baron: see Calvert, Cecilius.
Calvert, Charles, 3d Baron Baltimore(Encyclopedia)Calvert, Charles, 3d Baron Baltimore, 1637–1715, second proprietor of Maryland. He was sent over as deputy governor of that province in 1661 by his father, Cecilius Calvert, 2d Baron Baltimore, and ...
Calvert, George, 1st Baron Baltimore(Encyclopedia)Calvert, George, 1st Baron Baltimore, c.1580–1632, English colonizer of North America. In 1606 he became private secretary to Robert Cecil, earl of Salisbury, then a secretary of state. His advance ...
Baltimore, Charles Calvert, 3d Baron(Encyclopedia)Baltimore, Charles Calvert, 3d Baron: see Calvert, Charles.
Baltimore, George Calvert, 1st Baron(Encyclopedia)Baltimore, George Calvert, 1st Baron: see Calvert, George.
Calvert, Edward(Encyclopedia)Calvert, Edward, 1799–1883, English painter and engraver. A great admirer of William Blake, Calvert, along with several of his contemporaries, formed a group around Blake called the Brotherhood of t...
Baltimore(Encyclopedia)Baltimore, city (1990 pop. 736,014), N central Md., surrounded by but politically independent of Baltimore co., on the Patapsco River estuary, an arm of Chesapeake Bay; inc. 1745. The largest city in ...
Vaux, Calvert(Encyclopedia)Vaux, Calvert vôks [key], 1824–95, American landscape architect, b. London. He emigrated (1850) to the United States, and assisted A. J. Downing with the U.S. Capitol grounds and a number of Hudson...
Brent, Margaret(Encyclopedia)Brent, Margaret, 1600?–1671?, early American feminist, b. Gloucester, England. With her two brothers and a sister, she left England to settle (1638) in St. Marys City, Md., where she acquired an ext...
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