Hoby may refer to:

* HOBY, a youth organization
* Hoby Brenner (born 1959), former American football tight end
* Hoby, a village in Hoby with Rotherby parish, in Leicestershire, England

People with the surname Hoby:

* Peregrine Hoby (1602-1679), English Member of Parliament
* Philip Hoby (1505-1558), English Ambassador to the Holy Roman Empire and Flanders
* Thomas Hoby (1530-1566), English diplomat and translator

ee also

* Bräkne-Hoby
* Hobby (disambiguation)

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  • Hoby with Rotherby — is a civil parish in Leicestershire, England. In the 2001 census it had a population of 594. [cite web | url=http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3 b=796058 c=Hoby+with+Rotherby d=16 e=15 g=466391… …   Wikipedia

  • HOBY, Sir Thomas — (1530 1566) Traveler, diplomat, and Italianist, Sir Thomas Hoby translated into English early modern Europe s most important conduct book, The Courtier of Count Baldesar Castiglione.* Hoby was born into a prominent Herefordshire family in 1530… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Hoby, Sir Thomas — ▪ English diplomat and translator born 1530, Leominster, Herefordshire, Eng. died July 13, 1566, Paris, France       English diplomat and translator of Baldassare Castiglione (Castiglione, Baldassare) s Il libro del cortegiano (“The Book of the… …   Universalium

  • Hoby Brenner — NFL player DateOfBirth=birth date|1959|6|2|mf=y Birthplace= Lynwood, CA DateOfDeath= Position=Tight end number=85 College=Southern California Height ft=6 Height in=4 Weight lbs=244 DraftedYear=1981 DraftedRound=3 / Pick 71 Stats=Y… …   Wikipedia

  • Hoby, Thomas — (1530 1566)    English diplomat. Educated at Cambridge and widely travelled on the Continent, he became known as a master of languages and a translator. In 1566 he became Elizabeth I s ambassador to France but died later that same year. His most… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Hoby, Sir Thomas — (1530 1566)    Translator, b. at Leominster, and ed. at Camb., translated Bucer s Gratulation to the Church of England, and The Courtyer of Count Baldessar Castilio, the latter of which had great popularity. H. d. in Paris while Ambassador to… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature