For most of the period, the reward was a right to 50 acres of land per person transported. He was known as the second Baron Baltimore. The colony of Maryland was founded and long governed by an English family. Cecil died in 1675, after governing Maryland for forty-two years. Maryland was one the original thirteen colonies that declared its independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. All were welcomed to Maryland. The Second Lord Baltimore left an important legacy in the Maryland colony concerning religious freedom. The following Facts about Lord Baltimore will talk about the first Proprietor and Proprietary Governor of Maryland Province. Publication date 2006 Topics Baltimore, Cecil Calvert, Baron, approximately 1605-1675 -- Juvenile literature, Calvert family -- Juvenile literature, Baltimore, Cecil Calvert, Baron, approximately 1605-1675, Calvert family, Maryland -- History -- Colonial period, ca. Calvert, the 2nd Lord Baltimore led the first expedition that consisted of two ships that had formerly belonged to Baltimore's father, the Ark and the Dove, which crossed the Atlantic and founded the first settlement at St. Mary's in 1634 on land purchased from the native Yaocomico Indians. They were Cecil, second Lord Baltimore (1605?–1675) and Leonard (1606–47). Freedom of religion was important to help the Maryland colonists to live together in peace. 1 Cecilius Calvert, "Instructions to the Colonists by Lord Baltimore, (1633)" in Clayton Coleman Hall, ed., Narratives of Early Maryland, 1633-1684 (NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910), 11-23. His real name was Cecil Calvert. With his father's death in 1675, Charles became the third Lord Baltimore and the only proprietor to live in Maryland. He petitioned for and received a grant of land north ofthe Potomac River; an area now known as Delaware and Maryland. Lord Baltimore : founder of Maryland by Robinson, J. Dennis. Although founded as a refuge for Catholics, Lord Baltimore did not want his colony to close its doors on anyone who was suffering for religious views. In 1647, his brother Leonard died, and a rash of violence against Catholics swept the colony. At first it seemed as if this good man's best hopes for his colony might be fulfilled. Although it initially formed part of Virginia, Maryland became a separate colony under a charter granted to Lord Baltimore in 1634 and it became the 7th U.S. state when it ratified the U.S. Constitution on April 28, 1788. He was born on August 8th, 1605 and died on November 30th, 1675. George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore (1580?–1632), planned the colony but did not live to see it formed. He came to Maryland in 1661 and served as governor until 1675. During the first years of his Province of Maryland, 1633-1681, Lord Baltimore rewarded people who transported themselves or others with rights to land, usually called headrights. 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