1606 - Leonard Calvert was born this year. He was the son of George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore.
1634 - He was appointed Maryland province first governor.
1635 - He attempted to govern the country in an absolutist way but he had to summon a colonial assembly.
1638 - Calvert seized a trading post in Kent Island established by the Virginian William Claiborne.
1643 - Governor Calvert went to England to discuss policies with the proprietor.
1644 - He returned to Maryland with his wife and child, but was soon forced to flee to Virginia.
1646 - He became head of armed force and reasserted proprietarily rule.
1647 - In the summer pf this year Leonard Calvert died of an illness.
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