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nd? Her beauty and extraordinary goodness had been to her a fatal dowry; and Maryland was claimed by four separate aspirants. Virginia Hazard, i. 620—630. McMahon, 207, 208. was ever ready to revive its rights to jurisdiction beyond the Potomac, and Clayborne had already excited attention by his persevering opposition; Bacon, 1650, c. XVII. Charles II., incensed against Lord Baltimore for his adhesion to the rebels and his toleration of schismatics, had issued a commission to Sir William Davenant; Langford, 3, 4. Stone was the active deputy of Lord Baltimore; and parliament had already appointed its commissioners. In the ordinance Hazard, i. 636. for the reduction of the rebellious 1650 colonies, Maryland had not been included; if Charles II. had been inconsiderately proclaimed by a temporary officer, the offence had been expiated; McMahon, 203. and, as assurances had been given of the fidelity of Stone to the commonwealth, no measures against his authority were