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Edward Hopton

Male - Bef 1557


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  • Name Edward Hopton 
    Born of Rockhill in Greet, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 29 May 1557  [1
    Person ID I19613  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2021 

    Father Henry Hopton,   b. of Rockhill in Greet, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Wolryche,   b. of Dudmaston in Quatt, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1564 
    Children 
    +1. Katherine Hopton,   d. Between 18 Sep 1598 and 16 Feb 1599
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F11900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gentleman usher of the chamber to Henry VIII. Steward of Richard's Castle.

      "In July 1545 the king granted to Edward and his wife, Elizabeth, the house and site of the late monastery of Chirbury, Shropshire, together with its demesne lands in fields in Shirbury, Shropshire and Snead, Montgomeryshire." [Royal Ancestry, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    2. [S440] The Visitation of Shropshire, 1623 by Robert Tresswell and Augustine Vincent. Edited by George Grazebook and John Paul Rylands. 2 volumes. London: The Harleian Society, 1889., place only.

    3. [S6176] Flora A. MacLeod, ed. "The History of Chirbury." Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 3rd Series, 6:227, 1906.