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Proprietary Assembly of 1669

First Session: April 13, 1669 - May 8, 1669

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.


Thomas Manning Speaker of the Lower House
Upper House
Philip Calvert, chancellor
Jerome White
Baker Brooke
Henry Coursey
Thomas Trueman
William Calvert, sw1

 
Lower House
Anne Arundel County
William Burgess
Samuel Withers
Thomas Taillor
Edward Selby
Baltimore County
John Vanhack
Nathaniel Utie
Calvert County
Hugh Stanley
Thomas Manning, spkr
Edward Keene
Richard Hall2
Charles County
Thomas Thorowgood
John Bowles
Richard Broughton
Stephen Mountague
Dorchester County
Richard Preston
Kent County
Robert Dunn
Richard Blunt
St. Mary's County
Thomas Notley
John Morecroft3
Robert Slye
Thomas Dent
Somerset County
William Stevens
Stephen Horsey, dns4
Talbot County
Richard Woolman
Joseph Wickes
William Hambleton
Daniel Clarke

1. Calvert apparently attended this Assembly on a special writ, because he was not yet officially appointed to the Council when the Assembly convened; perhaps he was replacing William Evans, who died in March 1668/69.

2. The surviving Upper House journal does not record Hall's attendance, but he was an elected delegate from Calvert County.

3. Impeached by the Lower House during the session for irregular actions as a lawyer; the Upper House ruled the impeachment procedure improper and cleared him of all charges.

4. Horsey never attended the session. Somerset, like Dorchester, a newer and less populated county, may have desired a smaller delegation.

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