Paul Hobson

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Captain Paul Hobson (died 1666) was an antinomian Particular Baptist who served in the parliamentary army during the English Civil War.[1]

He was one of the signatories to the Baptist Confession of 1644, who later adopted Fifth Monarchy ideas,[2] and later arrested for his part in the Farnley Wood Plot.


  1. ^ Richard L. Graves Saints and Rebels: Seven Nonconformists in Stuart England; Edmund Calamy, Richard Culmer, George Griffith, John Simpson, Paul Hobson, Henry Danvers, Francis Bampfield - Page 148
  2. ^ Louise Fargo Brown - 1913 "Paul Hobson was the champion of the Newcastle church, and that church had, less than a fortnight before the appearance of the address ... While Paul Hobson was the center of Baptist discontent in the north of England,"