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The Right Reverend

John Hopton
Bishop of Norwich
DioceseDiocese of Norwich
Term ended1558 (death)
PredecessorThomas Thirlby
SuccessorJohn Parkhurst
Other postsChaplain to the Lady Mary (c. 1547–c. 1553)
Orders
Consecration28 October 1554
by Edmund Bonner
Personal details
DiedDecember 1558
BuriedNorwich Cathedral
DenominationRoman Catholic
Alma materUniversity of Bologna, Italy

John Hopton (died 1558) was a 16th-century bishop of Norwich.

He was a member of the Dominican Order by 1516, in Oxford. He was educated at the University of Bologna in Italy and at Oxford University, where he took a doctorate in theology.

During the reign of Edward VI, Hopton was Chaplain to the Lady Mary, later Queen Mary I, and was summoned before the Privy Council in 1549 and ordered to stop celebrating the Catholic Mass.

When Mary acceded to the throne, Hopton was appointed Bishop of Norwich, and was consecrated on 28 October 1554. John Foxe, in his Acts and Monuments described him, with Michael Dunning, the "bloody chancellor" of Norwich, as a ruthless persecutor of Protestants, "in such sort, that many of them he perverted, and brought quite from the truth, and some from their wits also". Hopton and Dunning were mainly responsible for the burning of 31 Protestants in Norwich during their tenure.

Hopton died in December 1558, and he is buried in Norwich Cathedral.

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Thomas Thirlby
Bishop of Norwich
1554–1558
Succeeded by
John Parkhurst
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