Sir George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore
In 1621, George Calvert succeeded in establishing at Ferryland one of the earliest permanent English settlements in the New World.

From Justin Winsor, ed., Narrative and Critical History of America: English Explorations and Settlements in North America 1497-1689, Vol. III (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1884), 518.

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