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Hopton, John

Ralph Houlbrooke

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Hopton, John (d. 1558), Dominican friar and bishop of Norwich, was probably born at Mirfield, Yorkshire, the son of William Hopton. He was a member of the Oxford Dominican convent in 1516 and of the London convent in 1520. He was ordained subdeacon in the diocese of ...

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