Rt. Hon. Sir James Hobart

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James Hubbard, of Monks Eleigh

Birthplace: Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, England
Place of Burial: Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas (1410) Hobart, "of Leyham" and Eleanor Hobart
Husband of Dorthea Glemham and Margery Hobart
Father of Elizabeth Wiseman; Walter Hobart; Miles Hubbard and Catherine Blumvill
Brother of William "of Leyham" Hobart and Thomas Hobart, 1440
Half brother of William Hobart

Occupation: buried in Norwich Cathedral
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About Rt. Hon. Sir James Hobart

James Hubbard was born in 1436 in Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, England and died in Suffolk, England, February 23, 1516/17.

Parents: the son of Thomas Hubbard.


  1. Dorthea Glemham
  2. Margery Nauton
  3. Margery Lyhart. Margery was born in 1440 in Lodden, Norfolk, England. Margery (Lyhart) Hubbard died in 1494 about 54 years old.

James and Margery (Lyhart) Hubbard were the parents of four children (notice the name/spelling change which was common during this period):

  1. Walter Hobart - born 1477 - died November 27, 1538, about 61 years old
  2. Miles Hobart - born 1479 - married Ellinor Blaverhasset - direct ancestor
  3. Elizabeth Hubbard - born 1481
  4. Catherine Hubbard - born 1483 - died before April 18, 1547, less than 64 years old


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  • Sir James was a Constable of Wisbech Castle and was a very successful lawyer. He was knighted in 1504 and became Attorney General to Henry VII.

Rt. Hon. Sir James Hobart held the office of Attorney-General, during the reign of King Henry VII.

He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).

He lived at Hales Hall, Norfolk, England.

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Rt. Hon. Sir James Hobart's Timeline

Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, England
Age 24
Norwich, Norfolk, England
Age 41
Hales Hall, Loddon, Norfolk County, England
Age 43
Hales, Norfolk, England
Age 47
Norwich, Norfolk, England
February 23, 1517
Age 81
Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, England
February 1517
Age 81
Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk, England
Constable Of Wisbech Castle, Lawyer