Sir Benedict Leonard Calvert

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Benedict Leonard Calvert, 4th Baron Baltimore

Also Known As: "4th Lord Baltimore"
Birthdate: (36)
Birthplace: Pebworth, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Epsom, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Epsom, Surrey, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore and Jane Calvert
Husband of Charlotte Lee, Lady Baltimore
Father of Charles Calvert, 5th Baron Baltimore; Anne Calvert; Cecil Calvert; Charlotte Brerewood (Calvert); Jane Hyde and 3 others
Brother of Cecil Calvert; Clare Sommerset; Ann Paston and Charles Calvert
Half brother of Charles Calvert, 14th Proprietary Governor of Maryland; Mary Estep; Elizabeth Digges; Maj. Nicholas Sewell; Mary Chandler and 1 other

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About Sir Benedict Leonard Calvert

another possible marriage year is 1699

another ponit to consider is a question about his mother's age while he was born since sources say she was born before/ or on 14 October 1633 which means she was 45 when he was born,_4th_Baron_Baltimore

Benedict Leonard Calvert, 4th Baron Baltimore, 10th Proprietary Governor of Maryland (21 March 1679 – 16 April 1715) was an English nobleman and politician. He was the second son of Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore (1637–1715) by Jane Lowe, and became his father's heir upon the death of his elder brother Cecil in 1681. The 3rd Lord Baltimore was a devout Roman Catholic, and had lost his title to the Province of Maryland shortly after the events of the Glorious Revolution in 1688, which saw the Protestant monarchs William and Mary accede to the British throne. Benedict Calvert would make strenuous attempts to have his family's title to Maryland restored by renouncing Roman Catholicism and joining the Church of England.

In February 1715 Benedict became the 4th Baron Baltimore upon the death of his father, and he immediately petitioned King George I for the restoration of Maryland to his control. However, before the King could rule on the petition, Baltimore died aged 36, outliving his father by just two months. Shortly afterwards the King restored the title to Maryland to Calvert's young son Charles Calvert, 5th Baron Baltimore.

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Sir Benedict Leonard Calvert's Timeline

March 21, 1679
Pebworth, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
September 29, 1699
Age 20
England, United Kingdom
September 20, 1700
Age 21
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August 31, 1701
Age 22
November 1702
Age 23
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October 1704
Age 25