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Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore

Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore (circa 1605 - 1675), inherited on the death of his father George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore[?] in 1632 the grant by Charles I of England of the new colony of Maryland. Cecilius thus became Maryland's first proprietor (1632 - 1675). He governed through deputies, the last being his only son Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore[?].

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