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Proprietary Assembly of 1640 - 1641

First Session: October 12, 1640 - October 24, 1640
Second Session: August 2, 1641 - August 12, 1641

Source:
Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789, Vols. 1&2.  Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1979, 1985.


Members by Special Writ
Giles Brent, of the Council1
Thomas Greene2
Fulke Brent3
Thomas Gerard, Lord of St. Clement's Manor3
Cuthbert Fenwick4
John Lewger, of the Council5

 
Elected Members
Kent Isle6
Giles Brent
Thomas Adams
Thomas Allan
John Abbott
Mattapanient Hundred
Richard Lusthead7
Cuthbert Fenwick, e-2
St. Clement's Hundred
Robert Vaughn
St. George's Hundred8
Francis Gray
George Pye
St. Mary's Hundred
John Lewger
Thomas Greene
St. Michael's Hundred
Thomas Baldridge
Thomas Morris

1. Elected a burgess from Kent Isle, as well as being summoned on a special writ.

2. Elected a burgess from St. Mary's Hundred, as well as being summoned on a special writ.

3. Attended only the second session.

4. Served at the first session on a special writ as attorney for Councilor and Manor Lord Thomas Comwaleys, out of the country; at the second session he was elected a delegate from Mattapanient Hundred.

5. Elected a burgess from St. Mary's Hundred, as well as being summoned as a councilor on a special writ.

6. Kent Isle sent only Giles Brent and Thomas Adams to the second session in an effort to reduce expenses.

7. Attended only the first session.

8. St. George's Hundred sent only George Pye to the second session in an effort to reduce expenses.

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