Monday, February 13, 2012

Fact of the Day: Royal Maryland


The state of Maryland is named after Henrietta Maria of France also known as Queen Mary. The honor was due to her husband King Charles I of England's influence.

3 comments:

  1. It's always fascinated me how much of this country was named for the very people that its founders were trying to flee.

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  2. And to think I'd planned on NOT learning anything today. Thanks, man.

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  3. Well this picture is kinda creepy to me I dunno why hahaha :D

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