Anne Arundell

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Baroness Baltimore
Anne Arundell Calvert
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Personal details
Born 1615/1616
Arundel Castle, Arundel, West Sussex, England
Died 23 July 1649
Middlesex, England, UK
Spouse(s) Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore
Relations Benedict Calvert, 4th Baron Baltimore (grandson)
Children Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore
Religion Roman Catholic
Anne Arundell, Lady Baltimore, Silver Medallion, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Anne Calvert, Baroness Baltimore (née Arundell; 1615/1616[1] – 23 July 1649[1]) was an English noblewoman, daughter of Thomas Arundell, 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour by second wife Anne Philipson,[2] and wife of Lord Baltimore, who founded the Province of Maryland colony. Anne Arundel County in Maryland, USA, was named for her. USS Anne Arundel was in turn named after the county.


She married Lord Baltimore in 1628 at age 13. A settlement for the marriage between them was made on 20 March 1627/28.[1][2] According to Gibbs, she is said to have been a most beautiful and accomplished woman.[1] Of her nine children with Lord Baltimore, three survived to adulthood.[3]

  • Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore[1] (b. Aug. 27, 1637, d. Feb. 21, 1715)
  • Hon. Cecil Calvert.[3]
  • Hon. George Calvert (b. 15 September 1634 – d. Jun 1636)[1]
  • Hon. Georgiana Calvert[3] (b. August 1629)
  • Hon. Mary Calvert[4] (born 18 July 1630)
  • Hon. Anne Calvert[3] (born 9 October 1636 – died 6 May 1661)
  • Hon. Mary Calvert[3] (b. 30 November 1638 – on or before 24 September 1671)
  • Hon. Elizabeth Calvert[3] (born circa 1642 – died 16 January 1712)
  • Hon. Frances Calvert.[3]

Anne Arundell, was buried at Tisbury, Wiltshire.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 394. retrieved from Lundy, Darryl. "pp. 2614 § 26138". The Peerage. [unreliable source?]
  2. ^ a b L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, UK: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 9; retrieved from Lundy, Darryl. "p. 2614 § 26138". The Peerage. [unreliable source?]
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham. Magna Carta ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families. Genealogical Publishing Com, 2005, p. 169.
  4. ^ George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, p. 188.

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