Assignment of mortgages by conveyance by Sir John Hobart of Blickling to Robert Baldocke, of messuage called Dudwicks in Stratton Strawless and tenements in Stratton, Buxton, Heveningham and Marsham; and to Thomas Windham of manors of Heveningham and Marsham alias Hevingham and Marsham, manors of Ripton Hall, Parkehall, Kerry Toft and Katteshall, and advowsons of churches of Heveningham and Marsham as security for £3,000, to Richard Stephens; with description from sale catalogue.
- 6 Jul 1680 (Creation)
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Earl of Buckinghamshire from 1746. John Hobart, the second Earl, ambassador to Russia and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, died in 1793 and the estate then passed to his daughter Caroline who married William Assheton, 2nd Lord Suffield (d 1821), and on her death in 1850 it came to her great-nephew William, 8th Marquess of Lothian, who died in 1870. The Blickling estate remained in the family until the death of Philip Henry, 11th Marquess of Lothian, in 1940 who left Blickling Hall and its contents to the National Trust.
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20 March 1628-22 August 1683.\r\n\r\nBaptised at Ditchingham, Norfolk, on 20 March 1628. Second but first surviving son of Miles Hobart (1595-1639) of Intwood, Norfolk, and his first wife, Frances (bap 1595, d 1631), daughter of Sir John Peyton, first baronet, of Isleham, Cambridgeshire. In 1647, he married his cousin, Philippa (bap 1635, d 1655), daughter of his predecessor and of Lady Frances Hobart. He succeeded his uncle, Sir John Hobart, second baronet, to the baronetcy and to Blickling Hall, Norfolk, on 20 April 1647.\r\n\r\nSir John was one of the [two] Treasurers for the King's Bench and Marshalsea for the County of Norfolk for the year ending at Easter Sessions 1673 (Hobart having taken over from Sir Robert Kemp, baronet) and yielded up at Midsummer Sessions next following to Robert Longe, esq., the new elected Treasurer for the year ensuing.
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Created 22/09/2010 by Droip. Modified 13/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.