HOOKE, John (c.1605-85), of Bramshott, Hants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Jan. - 23 Mar. 1659

Family and Education

b. c.1605, 1st s. of Henry Hooke of Bramshott by Margaret, da. of Cuthbert Lynde of Westminster. educ. Magdalen Coll. Oxf. 1623; M. Temple 1623. m. 8 Dec. 1631, Grissell (d. 4 Mar. 1687), da. of Sir Francis Clarke of Hitcham, Bucks., 2s. 1 da. suc. fa. 1640.1

Offices Held

J.p. Hants 1636-d., commr. for sequestration, Hants 1643, defence 1643, levying money 1644, assessment 1644-52, 1657, Jan. 1660-3, 1644-80, execution of ordinances 1644, militia 1648, 1659, Mar. 1660, sheriff Jan.-Nov. 1649, commr. for scandalous ministers 1658; freeman, Winchester Mar. 1660; commr. for recusants, Hants 1675.2


Hooke’s grandfather, of Surrey origins, obtained a confirmation of arms in 1600 and bought the manor of Bramshott in 16