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  Baron Baltimore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baron Baltimore is a defunct title in the Peerage of Ireland.
The title was held by several members of the Calvert family who were the proprietors of the Province of Avalon in Newfoundland and the Province of Maryland, later the U.S. state of Maryland.
In the context of United States history, the name Lord Baltimore usually refers to Cæcilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore after whom the city of Baltimore, Maryland is named.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lord_Baltimore   (136 words)

 Reading Group Guide: Lord Baltimore
Lord Baltimore is a modest attempt at paying homage to the great road novels of the past, such as LeSage’s Gil Blas of Santillana, Victor Hugo’s Hernani, and Stevenson’s Kidnapped.
Lord Baltimore is a Knight Templar, whose duty is to guide people on their spiritual journeys.
Lord Baltimore was written in the picaresque tradition of novels such as Don Quixote, Tom Jones and Huckleberry Finn, in which a character encounters a series of usually humorous adventures.
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Lord Baltimore paid for the expedition, which cost him in the first two years forty thousand pounds in transportation, provisions, and stores.
The difficulties between Baltimore and the Jesuits were very difficult for the welfare of the colony.
Baltimore applied to the Propaganda in Rome "to appoint a prefect and send secular priests to take charge of the Maryland Mission." Dom Rosetti, titular Archbishop of Tarsus, was appointed prefect, and two secular priests were sent to the colony.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03193a.htm   (820 words)

 Lord Baltimore Coinage: Introduction
Baltimore or his Order." It appears the Privy Council ordered him to testify before the "Committee of the Council for the Plantations" which was given the task of investigating the affair.
Lord Baltimore's situation fared better in London than in the colonies, where problems continued to mount.
Lord Baltimore coins were minted in silver in denominations of four, six, and twelve pence.
www.coins.nd.edu /ColCoin/ColCoinIntros/Baltimore.intro.html   (1090 words)

 Dennis, Lord Baltimore's Struggle with the Jesuits, 1634-1649
It was the design of Lord Baltimore to assure to himself and to his successors the dignity and authority of the counts-palatine of the Middle Ages.
Baltimore’s course in the encouragement of Protestant propagnandism and in the setting up of a Protestant government becomes at once consistent and explicable; the passage of coercive laws in part by Catholics against their spiritual brethren no longer baffles all attempts at rational analysis.
It was not enough for the manorial lord to equip for battle and maintain in the field 15 freemen; he must also recognize the authority of the muster master and accept unquestioningly all the fines, forfeitures, and punishments this functionary alight impose.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archdiocese of Baltimore
Baltimore; Johnson, Foundations of Maryland, Baltimore, 1883; Johnston, Religious Liberty in Maryland and Rhode Island, Catholic Truth Society Publications; Browne, George and Cecilius Calvert, New York, 1890; Hall, The Lords of Baltimore, ibid., 1902).
In 1856 the Catholics of the city of Baltimore numbered 81,000, and had 13 churches, while in the entire diocese (Maryland and the District of Columbia) there were 99 churches and chapels, 130 priests, and a population of 120,000.
Owing to the disinterested spirit of its archbishops, the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Mother Church of the United States, has been subdivided until, in extent of territory, it is one of the smallest.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02228a.htm   (7972 words)

Upon the death of Lord Cecil in 1613, Calvert was made clerk of the Privy Council.
Afterwards he was sent by the king to Ireland to report on the success of the policy of bringing the Irish people into conformity with the Church of England.
Lord Baltimore purchased a plantation in Newfoundland in 1620, which he called Avalon, and quasi-royal authority was given him.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03192a.htm   (738 words)

 Celebrating Lord Baltimore's City
Cecil Calvert, second Lord Baltimore (I606-1675) named the colony for Queen Henrietta Maria, consort of the then king of England, Charles l, who granted the charter for the colony in 1632.
Thus, when the newly-created Baron of Baltimore visited Jamestown before his death, he was treated with suspicion by the leaders of Virginia because of his "Romish" religion and the fact that he would be taking lands the Virginians claimed to be theirs.
After Lord Baltimore's reinstatement to rule, Governor Charles Calvert tried to assure the assembly in 1722 that Baltimore stood to them "as a bountyfull Indulgent Father toward a dutiful Deserving son." But Baltimore's veto of acts passed by the assembly, and attempts to reassert his rights such as taxing exports of tobacco, alienated the colonists.
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 Lord Baltimore Properties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The origins of Lord Baltimore properties and its affiliate Lord Baltimore Capital Corporation can be traced back to 1911 when Louis Blaustein founded the American Oil Company (Amoco) in Baltimore to market petroleum products in the area.
In 1954, Amoco and Lord Baltimore Filling Stations were merged into Standard Oil Company of Indiana - which eventually changed its' name to Amoco Corporation and adopted "Amoco" as its' nationwide trade name.
Lord Baltimore Properties, led by Board Chairman Louis Blaustein Thalheimer and President Alan E. Kerry, continues the family's forty years of experience as successful owners, managers and developers of prime commercial and residential real estate properties in all regions of the United States.
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Lord Baltimore, during his residence abroad, sailed from Naples to Constantinople, where he saw and admired the customs of the Turks and on his return to England, in 1766, he caused a part of his house to be taken down, and rebuilt in the form of a Turkish harem.
Lord Baltimore was, or affected to be, in a violent passion, and vowed vengeance against the father; but in the interim the Jew entered, and delivered a letter which he pretended to have received from Miss Woodcock's sister.
They were carried to Lord Baltimore's country seat at Epsom, where she experienced several fresh acts of indecency from her ignoble tormentor; and, on her again resisting him, he said she must submit that night, with or without her consent; and in this declaration he was supported by the two infamous women.
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 Baltimore Travel Guide | Fodor's Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Baltimore was established by the Colonial government in 1729, at the end of the broad Patapsco River that empties into the Chesapeake Bay.
Named for George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore and the founder of Maryland, the town grew as a port and shipbuilding center and did booming business during the War of Independence.
After the War of 1812, Baltimore prospered as a slave market, and during the Civil War the population's sympathies were divided between North and South, provoking riots.
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 Portrait of Charles Calvert, 5th Lord - Enoch Pratt Free Library - Baltimore, MD
Immediately after the death of the fourth Lord, the principal powers specified by the charter were returned to the Calverts in the person of Charles, his sixteen-year-old eldest son, for whom the Crown appointed as guardian a profligate courtier, Lord Guilford.
He was twice a member of the Parliament and received marked favours through his friend, Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, son of George II; he was appointed successively gentleman of the bedchamber to the Prince, Lord of the Admiralty, cofferer to the Prince, and surveyor general of the latter's lands in Cornwell.
Under this decision long after the death of the fifth Lord, the Mason and Dixion line was established (1767) as the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania.
www.epfl.net /exhibits/lordsbaltimore/charles5.html   (433 words)

 Portrait of George Calvert - Enoch Pratt Free Library - Baltimore, MD
George Calvert, the virtual founder of Maryland, was born at Kiplin, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, and grew up in an age that witnessed the defeat of the Spainsh Armada, the exploits of Drake and Raleigh, and a flowering of literature, including Spenser and Shakespeare.
In 1625, however, Calvert's career reached a turning point when he had announced that he had become a member of the Roman Catholic Church, an event that in England of the seventeenth century was likely to put an end to political preferment.
Before the instrument passed the seals Calvert died, but it was a document which, when approved on June 20, 1632, became the means of translating into reality the first Lord Baltimore's dream of American colonization.
www.epfl.net /exhibits/lordsbaltimore/george.html   (411 words)

 Inner Harbor Hotels - Baltimore, Maryland - Places to Stay - Things To Do   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
BALTIMORE is among the more enjoyable stops on the east coast, and its closely knit neighborhoods and historic quarters provide an engaging backdrop to many diverse attractions, especially those along its celebrated waterfront, like the Inner Harbor.
Baltimore MD 21202 US The Hyatt Regency Baltimore is conveniently located on the Inner Harbor and has been one of the city's foremost hotels since its opening.
Baltimore MD 21201 US The Baltimore Inner Harbor Marriott is located off Interstate 395 north in downtown Baltimore at the corner of Pratt and Eutaw Streets just one block from the Convention Center...
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 Lord Baltimore Uniform
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 MSN Encarta - Maryland
Its major cities are the capital Annapolis (36,178 (2003 estimate)), Baltimore (628,670 (2003 estimate)), Rockville (55,213 (2003 estimate)), Fredericks, Gaithersburg (57,365 (2003 estimate)), and Bowie (53,660 (2003 estimate)).
The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, in Baltimore, contain exhibits associated with the origin of the American flag and national anthem.
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (partly in West Virginia) was the scene of the raid in 1859 by the abolitionist John Brown.
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 Maryland ("Lord Baltimore") Shilling
The strike is typical for the issue, with the weakness in the hair on Lord Calvert, and the familiar die injury (clashing?) on the reverse below II in the denomination.
The coins eventually turned up in Baltimore by 1662 after the legal problems were settled, and local legislation was then passed forcing all householders and freemen to exchange 60 pounds of tobacco for 10 shillings in the new coins.
The profile of Lord Baltimore is prominent on the obverse, the Baltimore Family Arms on the reverse, the legend reading "INCREASE AND BE MULTIPLIED" on the reverse in Latin.
www.coinfacts.com /colonial_coins/maryland_coins/lord_baltimore/lord_baltimore_shilling.htm   (1189 words)

 Sir George Calvert, Lord Baltimore
When his successor came to White Hall and the oath of allegiance and supremacy was offered to Lord Baltimore as one of the Privy Council, he declined to take it, and retired to Ireland bearing a cordial letter of introduction and good-will from his king to the Lord Deputy of that country.
Lord Baltimore desired to call that chartered domain Crescentia; but in deference to the king, when the charter was drawn up, the space for the name was left blank that his Majesty might fill it as he pleased.
Armed with this charter, young Lord Baltimore set about the business of colonizing his domain, not for an asylum for his persecuted co-religionists, but chiefly for pecuniary gain.
www.publicbookshelf.com /public_html/Our_Country_Vol_1/sirgeorge_ej.html   (3170 words)

 Lord Baltimore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Baltimore combines the historic charm of a bygone era with all the amenities...
Baltimore was born 1579 and died 15 Apr 1632.
Lord was born 21 Mar 1679 and died 16 Apr...
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Lord Baltimore: English Politician and Colonist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Lord Baltimore and the English exploration of Newfoundland..
Any young student who picks up this Colonial Leaders volume about "Lord Baltimore: English Politician and Colonist" by Loree Lough is going to assume that this is the guy for whom the city of Baltimore was named.
"Lord Baltimore" is illustrated with both historic paintings and etchings, as well as contemporary color photographs.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0613433505   (320 words)

 Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Baltimore -- Hotel deals, discounts and reservations.
Built in 1928, the city's only historic landmark, the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel is a first class property located in the heart of dynamic Baltimore.
When you get hungry no need to worry about transportation Lord Baltimore Grill located right on-site and room service is available 7 days a week.
Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel is located on the left hand side.
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 National Aquarium in Baltimore - Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
National Aquarium in Baltimore - Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
Located in the heart of the city’s Cultural and Arts District, the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore offers modern-day comfort and convenience in a charming, historic setting.
Views of the Chesapeake Bay are a highlight of any visit to Baltimore.
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 Baltimore Travel Itinerary--Lord Baltimore Hotel
The Lord Baltimore Hotel, designed by William L. Stoddart and built in 1928, embodies the distinctive architectural characteristics of early 20th-century, high-rise hotels, reminiscent of such famous American hotels as New York's Vanderbilt Hotel and Chicago's Palmer House.
Constructed in the wake of the Baltimore Fire of 1904 that destroyed 63 acres of the downtown area, it was the largest hotel building ever constructed in Maryland.
With the rebirth of Baltimore's Inner Harbor, the hotel was placed on the National Register in 1982, and was renovated to provide an elegant and traditional alternative to the modern hotels in the downtown area.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/baltimore/b22.htm   (273 words)

 Historical Flags - Lord Baltimore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This flag is derived from the coat of arms of Lord Baltimore (George Calvert), the proprietor of the Maryland colony.
This most colorful flag was in use for more than a century before the Revolution as the colony of Maryland grew and prospered.
It is still represented in the Maryland state flag, the county of Baltimore and the city of Baltimore flags.
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 Lord Baltimore will launch 58-acre project near I-485 - 2004-11-01   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Lord Baltimore Properties, having recently gained rezoning approval for a 58-acre parcel on Wilkinson Boulevard at Interstate 485, plans to break ground this spring on a 180,000-square-foot bulk warehouse.
Lord Baltimore Properties has not selected an architect or general contractor for the Wilkinson Boulevard project.
The third and final 50,000-square-foot building planned for Lord Baltimore Properties' Kenton Circle development in Huntersville is expected to be finished in February.
www.bizjournals.com /charlotte/stories/2004/11/01/newscolumn3.html   (757 words)

 Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel *** Discount Baltimore Hotels
Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel is located in the Inside I-695 area of Baltimore.
The general rank for Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel is #8 of the 59 hotels in Baltimore.
Guests staying at the RADISSON PLAZA LORD BALTIMORE Hotel are afforded a wide selection of hotel amenities, such as coffee, concierge, a fitness center, laundry service, lounge, maid service, meeting rooms, parking, and restaurants.
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 Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore - web rates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland combines the old with the new to provide an elegant, deluxe hotel.
The Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore building is more than 70 years old and is a historic landmark in Baltimore City.
The Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Baltimore and is within walking distance of all the special sights and attractions of the city.
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 Cover To Cover - Past Shows: Lord Baltimore
He calls himself Lord Baltimore, and he will serve as Ensworth's guide and mentor.
In the great tradition of the picaresque novel, the two subsequently endure a series of misadventures that bring Ensworth little closer to his destination physically but go a long way toward preparing him for it spiritually.
Most of the action takes place on the Gullah island of Zapala off the Georgia coast, a place where the witch doctor is the leading community figure and where the ghosts of dead slaves linger in the air.
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