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Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), Church of St John the Baptist, Ault Hucknall, 1665

Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Wiltshire (1588-1679), philosopher and tutor to the Cavendish family, buried at Ault Hucknall. See also image DCCC002116. This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bateman, of Middleton by Youlgreave. (1821-1861). Bateman organized his collection by inserting them into a 4 volume copy of Lysons Magna Britannia, Derbyshire, creating a fas…