Thomas Hoo the Elder

Maleabout 1396–13 February 1455

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Hoo the Elder was born about 1396, in Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, England, his father, Sir Thomas Hoo, was 27 and his mother, Eleanor de Felton, was 37. He married Lady Elizabeth Wychingham before 1 July 1428. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 13 February 1455, in England, at the age of 60, and was buried in Battle, Sussex, England.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hoo the Elder
Eleanor Welles
Marriage: before 1446
Anne Hoo the younger
Eleanor Hoo
Elizabeth Hoo

Sources (6)

  • Thomas Hoo, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Catalogue description Short title: Boleyn v Hoo. Plaintiffs: Anne, widow of Geoffrey Boleyn, Roger Copley and...
  • Geni -Sir Thomas Hoo

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  • Marriage
    before 1446England
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (1)

    1455 · Wars of the Roses

    Age 59

    Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese: Chi, Wai Lam, Wing, Beng, Chin, Gan, Hing, Hui, Kee, Lai, Lai Ching, Mei-Mei.


    variant Romanization of the surname Hu .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Thomas Hoo, 1st Baron Hoo and Hastings KG (ca. 1396-1455) was a Knight of the Garter and English courtier. Thomas was the son of Sir Thomas Hoo (ca. 1370 – Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, 23 August 1420) a …

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