Henshingley Croft (Top Cow Comics)

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Remark: This article describes Lara's father Lord Henshingly Croft from the Tomb Raider Comics. For information on Lara's father from the Tomb Raider Games, see Richard James Croft.

Lord Henshingley Croft
Died 1988
Nationality British
Spouse Andrea aka Mary Croft
Children Lara Croft
Comic(s) Saga of the Medusa Mask:

Lord Henshingley Croft is the father or Lara Croft and the husband of Andrea Croft.


Falklands War

Lord Croft fought in the Falklands War with the family's bodyguard Hartford Compton.

Compton is much, much more than a Chauffeur, Lara. He's been with me since we served in the Faulklans war.
Tomb Raider: The Series Vol. 1, Issue 2

Besides the fact that the Falklands are misspelled in the comic, the timeline also does not fit. The Falklands war began in 1982, when Lara was already 15 (as, according to the comics biography she was born in 1967). In the comic she appears to be around 8 or 9.

Time as a Business Man

In the 1980s when Lord Croft is know as a successful business man, he and his family are attacked by Irish terrorists , on a business trip to London.


In 1988, when Lara was 21, the Croft family jet crashed in the Himalayas, killing Lord Croft, his wife and Lara's fiancée.


A man born at the beginning of the 20th century, who commissioned Lara to retrieve and artefact for her in 1997. (Tomb Raider Witchblade Special Vol.1, Issue 1)