Who settled Maryland?

The English settled Maryland in the early 1600s. Captain John Smith started exploring what is now Maryland in 1608. According to the Maryland Historical Chronology website, here is the early 1600's timeline:
1608. Capt. John Smith explored Chesapeake Bay.
c. 1620. Earliest appearance in Maryland of European objects in archeological context.
1629. George Calvert, 1st Lord Baltimore, sails from Newfoundland to Virginia.
1631. Kent Island trading post and farming settlement established by William Claiborne, member of Virginia council.
1632, June 20. Maryland Charter granted to Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Lord Baltimore, by Charles I, King of Great Britain and Ireland.
The colony was named Maryland for Queen Henrietta Maria (1609-1669), wife of Charles I (1600-1649).