Son of John Hope (1704-1781), 2nd Earl of Hopetoun, and Anne Ogilvy (d. 1759). Brother of James Hope.
He died in Portsmouth on June 6, 1766, shortly after his return from a journey to the West Indies.1
Life with Boswell
Boswell met Hope at the court of Charles I at Brunswick on June 27, 1764. The young Lord was accompanied by his tutor, William Rouet.