'Hopton01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hopton of Heyton, Hopton of Hopton

Sir Walter Hopton of Hopton (a temp King Stephen who r. 1135-1154)
1. Sir Henry Hopton of Hopton
  A. Sir Walter Hopton
  m. Joan de Cures (dau of Robert de Cures)
  i. Sir Walter Hopton
  m. Isabel Stanton (dau of Henry Stanton or Staunton)
  a. Sir Peter Hopton of Stanton
(1) Sir Walter Hopton
  m. Joan Loughbrughe (dau of Robert Loughbrughe or Longbrughe)
  Visitation shows 3 successive generations called Sir Walter Hopton. We follow Commoners in showing just 2.
  (A) Sir Walter Hopton
  (i) Sir John Hopton
  Visitation shows 2 successive generations called Sir John Hopton, the first married to Alice Strange, the second to Elizabeth Burley. Commoners shows just one Sir John, married to Elizabeth Burley. Somewhat arbitrarily, we presume that there was just one Sir John, married twice as follows.
  m1. Alice Strange (dau of Lord Strange)
  m2. Elizabeth Burley (dau of Sir John Burley)
(a) Sir Walter Hopton
  m. Joan Young (dau of Thomas Young or Yong of Sibton)
  ((1)) Thomas Hopton
  Commoners notes that some genealogists show Thomas as brother rather than son of Sir Walter.
  m. Joan Mortimer (dau of Walter Mortimer)
  ((A)) Sir Thomas Hopton of Hopton
  m. Eleanor Lucy (dau of Sir Walter Lucy of Newington Lucy (by Ellenor, dau/heir of Sir Warren Archdeacon) son of Sir William)
  ((i)) Walter Hopton of Hopton (dsp)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Hopton (d 22.06.1498)
  m1. Sir Roger Corbett of Moreton Corbett (d 1467/8)
  m2. (c09.1467) Edward Tiptoft, Earl of Worcester (b 1427, d 1470)
  m3. Sir William Stanley (d 1494/5, chamberlain to Henry VII)
  (ii) Nicholas Hopton see note ## below



Richard Hopton of Hopton
m. _ Kensingford of Shropshire
1. William Hopton of Hopton
  m. _ Eyton (dau of _ Eyton of Eyton)
  ## Commoners reports that Bishop Percy reports that the following Nicholas was the same person as the Nicholas shown above as younger brother of Sir Walter Hopton but Commoners also reports that Gough shows Nicholas as son of William son of Richard, which is as given by Visitation (Shropshire) and, as inserts from Blakeway's 'Shropshire Pedigrees', by Visitation (Herefordshire). We provisionally follow the Visitations.
  A. Nicholas Hopton of Hopton
Commoners reports that Bishop Percy shows the heiress of Eyton as wife of Nicholas rather than his mother.
  i. William Hopton of Hopton
  m. Margaret Hevyn (dau of John Hevyn of Clivery)
  Visitation (Shropshire) shows 2 sons John, the first dsp, presumably died young, the 2nd being younger than Richard. We provisionally follow Commoners which shows the John, father of Elizabeth, as older than Richard.
  a. John Hopton of Hopton
  (1) Elizabeth Hopton
m1. Sir John Perient
  m2. Andrew Noel of Leicestershire (a 1548)
  b. Richard Hopton of Hopton
  m. Joane Langford (dau of John Langford)
  (1) William Hopton of Hopton and Dounton (a 1563)
  m. Elizabeth Fox (dau of William Fox of Ludlow)
  (A) Richard Hopton of Hopton
  m. Anne Walker (b 1549, dau of Thomas Walker of Stratton)
  (i) George Hopton of Hopton (a 1623, 2nd son)
  m. Bridget Pitt (dau of Sir Edward Pitt of Purwiard)
  (a) Maria Hopton (a 1623)
  (ii) Mary Hopton (a 1601)
  m. Richard Crompton
  (iii) Maria (?) Hopton
  m. Richard or Edward Cludde of Orleton
  (iv) Martha Hopton
m. James Hyet of Sarnsfield
  (v)+ other issue (dsp) - Francis, Thomas, Arthur
  (B) Edward Hopton of Welston
  m. Elizabeth Fox (dau of John Fox of Grantham)
  (i)+ issue - William, Richard, Dorothy
  (C) George Hopton of Dounton (dsp, 4th son)
  m. Jane Mainwaring (dau of Humphrey Mainwaring of Cheshire)
  (D) Michael Hopton of Canon Frome (dsp 1601, 7th son)
  m. Martha Fox (dau of Charles Fox of Bromfield)
  (E) John Hopton
  (i) Elizabeth Hopton of Canon Frome
  m. (by 1602) Sir Richard Hopton of Rockhill and Cherbury, Sheriff of Herefordshire
  (ii) daughter
  (F) Anne Hopton
  m. Richard Byshope of Moore, Salop
  (G)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1566, dsp), Charles (dsp), Edmond (dsp), William, Francis (dsp)
  (2) John Hopton of Heyton
  m. Elizabeth Sharpe (dau of Thomas Sharpe)
  (A) Thomas Hopton of Heyton (a 1584)
  m. Elizabeth Bough (dau of John Bough)
  (i) Maria Hopton
  m. William Whittal
  (ii)+ Francis (dsp), John, Francis, Thomas, Richard, Margaret (a 1584), Isabella (a 1584)
  (B) Elizabeth Hopton
  m. William Parker
  (C) Anne Hopton
  m. Andrew Kirby or Kerby
  (D) Margaret Hopton
  m. William Gardner or Gardiner
  (E) Dionesia Hopton
  m. Richard Becham
(F) Mary Hopton
  m. Edward Southwell
  (G)+ 2 sons
  (3) Alice Hopton
  m. William Higgins of Tripleton
  (A)+ issue - John, Richard, John, William
  (4) Katherine Hopton
  m. William Slade of Wotton
  (A) Katherin Slade
  m. Francis Cresset
  (B)+ other issue - Thomas, John
  (5) Joane Hopton
  m. Ralph Marston
  c.+ other issue - John (dsp), Thomas, Edward, William, Alice, Margery, Isabel

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Commoners (vol 4, 'Hopton of Canon Frome', p172 in note), Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, 'Hopton of Stanton')
(2) For lower section : Commoners (vol 4, 'Hopton of Canon Frome', p172+), Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, 'Hopton of Hopton and of Canon Frome, co. Hereford'), Visitation ('Herefordshire, 1569, Hopton')
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