Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

George Calvert (1578/79-1632)
First Lord Baltimore
MSA SC 3520-2167


Published Sources:

Eisenberg, Gerson G.  Marylanders Who Served the Nation.  Annapolis:  The Maryland State Archives, 1992.

Krugler, John D.  English and Catholic: The Lords Baltimore in the Seventeenth Century.   Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

Papenfuse, Edward C., et al.  A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789,  vol. I.  Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979.

Web Sources:

Colony of Avalon Foundation, official website, George Calvert’s first colony, Avalon, Newfoundland, Canada.

Portraits of the Six Lords Baltimore, digital collection, Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Archival Sources:

The Charter of Maryland, SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Huntingfield Corporation Collection) "A Relation of the Successefull beginnings of the Lord Baltemore's Plantation in Mary-land: The Charter of Maryland, 1635." MSA SC 1399-526 also titled: "A Relation of Successfull beginnings of the Lord Baltimore's Plantation in Mary-land," (1635).  Click here to view The Charter online at  Museum Without Walls, online exhibit of the Maryland State Archives, October 23, 2002.

Calvert Coat of Arms, from a map by  John Ogilby, Nova Terrae-Mariae tabula, 1671. Huntingfield Collection, Maryland  State Archives, MSA SC 1399-1-187.

Map of Calvert Family Holdings in England, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore.

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