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Families covered: Hopkins (Hopkyns) of Coventry

William Hopkyns
1. William Hopkyns, Sheriff then Mayor of Coventry (a 1564, draper)
  m. Agnes Riley (dau of Thomas Tiley, Mayor of Coventry)
  Lipscomb shows William as having 2 sons, Richard and William of Shortley who was father of Sampson. Provisionally, we follow Commoners in showing just 1 son, the following Richard, with William of Shortley being his younger son rather than his father.
A. Richard Hopkyns
  i. Samson Hopkyns, Mayor of Coventry (d 1622)
  m. Jane
a. Sir Richard Hopkins of Coventry (b c1612, bur 16.07.1682, serjeant-at-law, MP)
  m. Sarah or Mary Button (b 1653, 1711, dau of John Button of Buckland by Mary (or Sarah) Jesson)
  (1) Richard Hopkins of Coventry (b 1639-40, d 01.02.1707, MP)
  m. Mary Johnson (d 13.10.1711, dau of Alderman ?? Johnson, sister of Lady Hale)
  (A) Edward Hopkins of Coventry (b c1673, d 17.01.1735-6, Secretary of State for Ireland)
  m. (28.02.1725) Anna Maria Chamberlen (b c1701, d 09.02.1768, dau of Hugh Chamberlen of Alderton Manor & Hinton Hall by Mary Bacon)
  (i) Richard Hopkins of Coventry (b 1728, dsp 18.03.1799, MP)
  (ii) Anne Hopkins (b 1731, d 30.12.1822)
  m. (c05.1751) William Northey of Ivey House (d 24.12.1770, MP)
  (iii)+ other issue - Edward (dsp 1748), Benjamin (b c1734, dsp 1748/1779), Mary (b c1725, b 1742)
(B) Sir Richard Hopkins (d 17.01.1735, alderman of London)
  m. Anne Lethieullier (dau of William Lethieullier)
  (C) Mary Hopkins (d unm before 1746)
  (2) Sarah Hopkins (d 1731/2)
  m. Sir John Goodricke, Bart of Ribston (b 16.10.1654, d 10.12.1705)
  (3)+ pther issue - Thomas of Coventry (MP), Samuel (d 1675 in Jamaica), John
  b. Sir William Hopkins
  (1)+ other issue - John, William (had issue)
  c. Sampson Hopkins, Sheriff then Mayor of Coventry (a 1640) possibly the Sampson who married ...
  m. Mary Wedgwood (dau of John Wedgwood of Haracles)
  d. Anne Hopkins (b c1615, d 07.01/06.1648)
  m. Matthew Babington of Rothley Temple (b 17.05.1612, d 09.1669)
  ii. William Hopkyns of Shortley (a 1623)
2.+ other issue - Richard (a 1554, Sheriff of Coventry), Nicholas (a 1561, Sheriff of Coventry), Sampson (a 1573, draper)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol iv, 'Northey-Hopkins of Oving House', p119), Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Hopkins of Oving and Northey-Hopkins', p377)
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