In the Name of Christ the King

In the Name of Christ the King (HMRX)

Location: Stafford, VA 22554 Stafford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 28.524', W 77° 23.573'

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To commemorate the first English Catholic Settlers in Virginia: Colonel Giles Brent, Deputy Governor of Maryland 1643; Margaret and Mary Brent who settled at Aquia 1647; George Brent, King's Attorney General 1686, Member House of Burgesses 1688, who petitioned for and obtained on Feb 10th, 1686 from James II, King of England, a proclamation of religious tolerance for all people settling in the Colony of Brenton.Nearby rests the remains of those Catholic Pioneers.

(Plaques on front)That the beauty of His countenance be not hidden from His own. That His wounds and woe wherein He wrote his love be known to all the people He redeemed.
—Inscription by Father Walter Nott (1891-1932)
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1930
Placed ByCatholic Women's Club of Richmond, VA
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 10:52pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] RBPERE  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 291260 N 4261276
Decimal Degrees38.47540000, -77.39288333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 28.524', W 77° 23.573'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 28' 31.44" N, 77° 23' 34.38" W
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Area Code(s)540, 703, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9812 Co Rd 637, Stafford VA 22554, US
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