was the 11th Proprietary Governor of Maryland from 1688 to 1689. He was appointed by the colony's proprietor Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore. Joseph attempted to maintain control of the colony in the proprietor's name, but religious turmoil related to the Glorious Revolution in England led to Joseph's being removed from office by Protestant colonists and the Calvert family losing control of the colony.
from Daniel Towner, Luther B. Bridgers, William B. Bradbury, Robert Carter, Anonymous, Charles H. Gabriel, William Gardiner, Joseph Barnby, Robert Lowry Chester Allen, Carl Fischer, LLC, 2004, Paperback
Jennifer Ditchburn, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has put a stop to his department’s sale of paintings by some of the most famous and sought-after artists in Canadian history... ... WilliamJoseph