Skip to comments.Maryland's Christian Founding: What Happened Since Then? (the Freak State)
Posted on 07/02/2019 10:54:24 AM PDT by Perseverando
On June 20, 1632, King Charles I of England granted a charter for the Colony of Maryland, named for his CATHOLIC wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, stating:
"Charles, by the Grace of God, of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith ...
Whereas our well beloved ... subject Cecilius Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, in our Kingdom of Ireland ... being animated with a laudable, and pious zeal for extending the CHRISTIAN RELIGION ...
hath humbly besought leave of us that he may transport, by his own ... expense, a numerous colony of the English Nation, to certain ... parts of America ... partly occupied by savages, having no knowledge of the Divine Being ...
With the increasing worship and RELIGION OF CHRIST within said region ... shall ... be built ... Churches, Chapels, and Places of Worship."
The CATHOLIC Lord Baltimore Cecilius Calvert sent two ships, the Ark and the Dove, to settle the Colony of Maryland.
He gave instructions to his brother, Leonard Calvert, the Governor of the expedition, 1634:
"To preserve peace and unity amongst all the passengers ... treat the PROTESTANTS with as much mildness and favor as justice will require."
Buying land from the Indians, they founded the St. Mary's City, considered the birthplace of religious tolerance in the United States.
In 1649, they extended liberty to PROTESTANTS by issuing the Maryland Toleration Act, which stated:
"That no person ... within this province ... professing to believe in JESUS CHRIST shall ... from henceforth be any ways troubled or molested ... in respect of his or her religion."
Meanwhile, back in England, a Civil War broke out between PURITANS and ANGLICANS.
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Know God, know peace. No God, no peace.
The DC government’s burgeoning numbers of employees and lawyers spilled over into surrounding Maryland counties to the Northwest, pushing DC’s indigent blacks into surrounding counties to the Northeast, which became sanctuary counties, is what happened.
Same thing as happened to Georgetown and Notre Dame I guess.
Wait, they wanted to bring Christ to the indians and bought “land from the Indians, they founded the St. Mary’s City.” I thought land was stolen; silly me.
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