Sir John Hobart, 3rd Baronet
Hobart was the son of Sir Miles Hobart (son of Sir Henry Hobart, 1st Baronet), and his wife Frances Peyton, daughter of Sir John Peyton, 1st Baronet, and was born in Ditchingham. He succeeded his uncle John as baronet in 1647.
After the Restoration Hobart was appointed Sheriff of Norfolk in 1667  and was host to King Charles II of England at Blickling in 1671. He was elected again as MP for Norfolk in the Cavalier Parliament from 1673 until February 1679 and from May of the same year until his death.
In June 1656, Hobart married firstly Mary Hampden, daughter of John Hampden at St Giles's-in-the-Fields in London. His second wife became his cousin Philippa, daughter of his uncle John. Hobart had three sons and two daughters by his first wife.
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