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accounts of a bloody skirmish on one of the rivers near the Isle of Kent. Several lives were lost in the affray; but Clayborne's men were defeated. Lord Baltimore afterwards accused them of piracy and murder, and, in 1638, Leonard Calvert, taking forcible possession of Kent Island, executed one or two persons on the charge, though at the time Clayborne was in England, prosecuting his claims before the king. Bozman, 280—282. Burk, II. 40, 41. Chalmers, 209, 210, 232. McMahon, 12. S. F. Streeter's Ms. notes. When a colonial assembly was next convened, it 1638. Jan. passed an act of attainder against Clayborne; as if he had not only derided the powers of the proprietary, but had scattered jealousies among the Indians, and infused a spirit of disobedience into the inhabitants of Kent Island. Now that he was away, his estates were seized, and were declared forfeited to the laws, which he had contemned as invalid. Chalmers, 210. In England, Clayborne attempted to gain a hea