"That whatsoever person or persons within this Province and the Islands thereunto helonging shall from henceforth blaspheme God, that is Curse him, or deny our Saviour Jesus Christ to bee the sonne of God, or shall deny the holy Trinity the father sonne and holy Ghost, or the Godhead of any of the said Three persons of the Trinity or the Unity of the Godhead, or shall use or utter any reproachfull Speeches, words or language concerning the said Holy Trinity, or any of the said three persons thereof, shalbe punished with death and confiscation or forfeiture of all his or her lands and goods to the Lord Proprietary and his heires."

-The Maryland Toleration Act

 "He hath more wit than to be here!."

- Lady Anne Fairfax, speaking of her husband Charles I's nonattendance at his own trial

 "I have delivered to my conscience; I pray God you do take those courses that are best for the good of the kingdom and your own salvation."

- Charles I, on the scaffold.

Born in 1649:

Died in 1649: Events of 1649:

1648 - 1649 - 1650

How They Were Made - 17th Century

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