In 1654, after the Third English Civil War, Protestant Parliament forces assumed control of Maryland, & Governor William Stone went into exile in Virginia. Stone returned the following spring at the head of a Catholic force & marched on Annapolis.
On this date in our family history . . . the 25th day of March . . . in the year 1655 . . . in what is known as the Battle of the Severn . . . Stone was defeated & taken prisoner . . . the Samson Waring mentioned below is a 6th great-grandpa of Berta Mary Henry nee Sharp (1873-1955) . . . who is a maternal great-grandma of the Keeper of this family history blog . . .
A Chronicle of the Years 1649-1658
Bernard Christian Steiner: