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date: 05 July 2020

Calvert, Fredericklocked

(06 February 1732–04 September 1771)
  • R. J. Rockefeller

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Calvert, Frederick (06 February 1732–04 September 1771), sixth and last Lord Baltimore and the proprietor of Maryland, was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of Charles Calvert and Mary Janssen. Calvert was tutored privately at home as well as during travels throughout Europe. His poetry and other writings (as bad as they were) reveal a solid education in the classics, history, and languages. His inheritance on his father’s death in 1751 included the proprietorship of Maryland, vast wealth, and important connections at court....

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