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Hopkins, William (1706–1786), religious controversialist

Gordon Goodwin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Hopkins, William (1706–1786), religious controversialist, was born on 27 December 1706, the son of John and Gwelthean Hopkins of Monmouth. After attending Monmouth grammar school, he matriculated at All Souls College, Oxford, on 19 November 1724, and graduated BA in 1728. He was ordained deacon in ...

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Subjects: Religion

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