The History of the Hough family from London

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  • ID: I36695
  • Name: Sir Henry Hobart 1st Baronet of INTWOOD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1553 in Plumstead, Norfolk
  • Burial: 04 JAN 1626 Blickling, Norfolk
  • Death: 29 DEC 1625 in Blickling, Norfolk
  • Note:
    Sir Henry Hobart, 1st Baronet SL of Blickling Hall, was an English judge and politician. The son of Thomas Hobart and Audrey Hare, and Great grandson of Sir James Hobart of Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, who served as Attorney General during the reign of King Henry VII. Sir Henry would further this lineal occupation and was admitted to Lincoln's Inn on 10 August 1575, and was later called to the Bar in 1584, and subsequently became governor of Lincoln's Inn in 1591.
    Between 1588 and 1589, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for St Ives, for Great Yarmouth in 1597 and 1601, and for Norwich from 1604 to 1611. Hobart was Steward of Norwich in 1595, made Serjeant from 1603 to 1606, and later served as Attorney for the Court of Wards in 1605 and Attorney General for England and Wales between 1606 and 1613. From 1613 to 1625, his abilities were further recognized and he was elevated to Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas.
    Having been Lord Chancellor to Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, he was also Chancellor and Lord Keeper of the Great Seal to Charles, Prince of Wales.
    He was conferred the honor of Knighthood in 1603, and was made Baronet, of Intwood in the County of Norfolk on 11 May 1611.
    Sir Henry Hobart, was respected for his knowledge and sophistication in matters of estate management. He successfully acquired a fair amount of Norfolk property, including the estates of Intwood in 1596 and Blickling in 1616, where he was buried on 4 January 1625

    Marriage 1 Dorothy BELL b: 1572 in Outwell, Norfolk
    • Married: 21 APR 1590 in Blickling, Norfolk
    1. Has No Children Henry HOBART b: 28 APR 1591 in Norwich, Norfolk
    2. Has No Children Dorothy HOBART b: 14 MAR 1592 in Blickling, Norfolk
    3. Has No Children Sir John HOBART b: 19 APR 1593 in Norwich, Norfolk
    4. Has Children Miles HOBART b: 12 SEP 1595 in Plumstead, Norfolk
    5. Has No Children Thomas HOBART b: 1597 in Plumstead, Norfolk
    6. Has No Children Sir Nathaniel HOBART b: 1600 in St Andrew, Norwich, Norfolk
    7. Has No Children Edmund HOBART b: 1602 in Plumstead, Norfolk
    8. Has No Children James HOBART b: 1603 in Intwood, Norfolk
    9. Has No Children Thomas HOBART b: 1605 in Intwood, Norfolk
    10. Has No Children Robert HOBART b: 1606 in Hackney
    11. Has No Children Elizabeth HOBART b: 1609 in Blackfriars, London
    12. Has No Children Henry HOBART b: 1610 in Kensington
    13. Has No Children Frances HOBART b: 1612 in Plumstead, Norfolk
    14. Has No Children Mary HOBART b: 1614 in Plumstead, Norfolk
    15. Has No Children Edward HOBART b: 1616 in Plumstead, Norfolk
    16. Has No Children Henry HOBART b: 17 NOV 1619 in Norwich, Norfolk
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