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1. George (ca. 1580–1632). 1st Baron Baltimore; Brit. secy. of state 1619; announced conversion to RC faith 1625; granted territory of Maryland but died before charter issued. 2. Cecilius (1605 to 1675), 2d baron. Son of George; received charter for Maryland, which became haven for RCs 3. Leonard (1606 to 1647). Son of George; gov. Maryland province 1634 to 1647. 4. Charles (1637–1715), 3d baron. Son of Cecilius; gov. Maryland 1661–75; proprietor 1675–1715. See also Baltimore, Lord; United States, Religious History of the.

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