Series - Hobart of Blickling

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Hobart of Blickling


  • 1514-1798 (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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Created 20/07/2004 by Droip. Modified 22/02/2016 by Droip.


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