- Peregrine Hoby
Peregrine Hoby (
1 September 1602- 6 May 1679), of Bisham Abbeyin Berkshire, was an English Member of Parliament. The illegitimate son and heir of Sir Edward Hoby, a favourite of James I, he represented Great Marlow in the Long Parliament, taking his seat after a disputed election in 1640 and being excluded in Pride's Purgein December 1648. He subsequently sat for the same constituency in Richard Cromwell's Parliament of 1659, and in the Convention and Cavalier Parliaments, from 1660 until 1679; he died later the same year.
Hoby married Katherine Doddington (d. 1687), and they had four sons and one daughter. His eldest son, Edward (1634-1675), was created a baronet in 1666; he died before his father and Peregrine's heir was his second son, John (1635-1702), who also inherited the baronetcy by special remainder.
* Concise Dictionary of National Biography (1930)
*D Brunton & D H Pennington, "Members of the Long Parliament" (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1954)
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* [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43195 Victoria County History of Berkshire, online at www.british-history.ac.uk]
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