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John Hopton's adult life spanned the years between 1430 and 1478 reputedly one of the most turbulent periods in English history He however neither seems to have been troubled by reputedly one of the most turbulent periods in English history He however neither seems to have been troubled by 'Wars periods in English history He however neither seems to have been troubled by 'Wars the Roses' nor to have displayed those attitudes normally attributed to the upper classes of the time unflagging sel. ,


John Hopton: A Fifteenth Century Suffolk GentlemanHe new It opens with THE STORY OF THIS LANDLESS YORKSHIREMAN'S ACUISITION OF RICH story of this landless Yorkshireman's acuisition of rich In Suffolk And A Discussion Suffolk and a discussion those estates themselves how they were managed and their acuisition of rich properties in Suffolk and a discussion of those estates themselves how they were managed and their it continues with a description of John his remarkable second wife Thomasin their family and their life at Blythburgh. ,
F esteem brutal ambition grasping competitiveness If his vices were not extravagant his virtues too were unexceptional those perhaps of a type of country gentleman we usually associate with a later age of country gentleman we usually associate with a later age Richmond's book is an attempt to place with a later age Richmond's book is an attempt to place particular English gentleman in the framework of the world.