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Family of English colonists in America, including George (1580?-1632), First Baron Baltimore; his son Cecilius (1605-1675), Second Baron and recipient of the Maryland charter; another son, Leonard (1606-1647), first governor of Maryland (1634-1647); and Cecilius's son Charles (1637-1715), Third Baron and governor (1661-1675) and proprietor (1675-1689) of Maryland.


1. (Biography) Sir George, 1st Baron Baltimore. ?1580–1632, English statesman; founder of the colony of Maryland
2. (Biography) his son, Leonard. 1606–47, English statesman; first colonial governor of Maryland (1634–47)


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1. Sir George (1st Baron Baltimore), c1580–1632, British founder of the colony of Maryland.
2. his son, Leonard, 1606–47, first colonial governor of Maryland 1634–47.
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