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Calvert [formerly Lazenby Calvert], Charles (c. 1688–1734), army officer and colonial governor

Troy O. Bickham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/68483

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Calvert [formerly Lazenby Calvert], Charles (c. 1688–1734), army officer and colonial governor, may have been the illegitimate son of Charles Calvert, third Baron Baltimore (1637–1715), proprietor of Maryland. The reasons for his former name Lazenby are uncertain, but most likely it indicates a connection with the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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