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:

Unknown said...

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

A Beer for the Shower said...

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

Cliff Tuna said...

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