Henry 'the Good' Hoare

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Henry 'the Good' Hoare

Also Known As: "Henry the Good"
Birthplace: London, , England
Death: Died in Stourton, Dorset, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Richard Hoare, Lord Mayor of London and Susanna Austen
Husband of Jane Hoare
Father of Jane Hoare; Susanna Hoare; Henry 'the Magnificent' Hoare, Il; Martha Hoare; Sir Richard Hoare, Lord Mayor of London and 6 others
Brother of Richard Hoare; John (1st) Hoare; Henry (1st) Hoare; Susannah (1st) Hoare; John (2nd) Hoare and 11 others
Half brother of Elizabeth Williams

Occupation: Banker, landowner
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About Henry 'the Good' Hoare

Henry Hoare I (1677–1725), known as Henry the Good, was an English banker and landowner

Born the son of Sir Richard Hoare, founder of C. Hoare & Co bankers, Henry the Good became a Partner in the bank in August 1702. Together with his father, he became a commissioner for the building of 50 new churches in London in 1711. Following his father's death in 1719, he managed the bank through the South Sea Bubble of 1720 making a profit of over £28,000 from the crisis.

He acquired the Stourhead estate in 1717 but died before the new house there had been fully completed.

In 1702 he married Jane Benson.

Children of Henry Hoare and Jane Benson

  1. Jane Hoare+4 b. 24 Feb 1702, d. 25 Dec 1762
  2. Susanna Hoare4 b. 6 Jul 1704
  3. Henry Hoare+3 b. 7 Jul 1705, d. 8 Sep 1785
  4. Martha Hoare4 b. 10 Jan 1708
  5. Sir Richard Hoare+3 b. 2 Mar 1709, d. 12 Oct 1754


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Henry 'the Good' Hoare's Timeline

July 21, 1677
London, , England
February 24, 1703
Age 25
Stourton, Wiltshire, , England
July 6, 1704
Age 26
Stourton, Wiltshire, , England
July 7, 1705
Age 27
Wiltshire, , England
January 10, 1708
Age 30
Stourton, Wiltshire, , England
March 2, 1709
Age 31
Barn Elms, Surrey, , England
Age 34
Surrey, Sussex, , England
Age 36
Surrey, Sussex, , England
Age 38
Surrey, Sussex, , England