|Death: ||Dec. 29, 1625|
Sir Henry was the son of Thomas Hobart & Audrey Hare. He was born in Plumstead, Norfolk England and died in Blickling, Norfolk, England. On April 25, 1590 in Norfolk, England he married Dorothy Bell. To this union, 16 children were born.
Henry was a judge and politician. 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_association 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 Yarmouth 28UK_Parliament in 1597 and 1601, and for Norwich Parliament 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 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 ,Charles_I_of_England.
He was conferred the honor of Knighthood in 1603, and was made Baronet, of Intwood in the County of Norfolk on 11 May. 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. He lays at rest there with his wife, Dorothy.
Dorothy Bell Hobart (1561 - 1641)
Blickling Hall Cemetery
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