4. Rev. WILLIAM CLOPTON was christened on 19 April 1613 in Boxted, Essex, England. He died before June 1671.
Clopton attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, receiving his BA in 1634 and his MA in 1637. He was Rector of Much Horkesley, Essex, and All Saints, Rettendon, Essex. He married before 1653 to Elizabeth Sutcliffe, daughter of the Rev. Isaiah Sutcliffe, of Rettendon. They were devised part of the manor of Eastwoodbury after her mother's death. He was ejected "for conscience sake" in 1662, and thereafter resided near Eastwood. His will was dated 24 oct 1670, proved 4 Jun 1671. Elizabeth died at Paglesham in 1683.
From The Clopton Chronicles:
Caughter of Izaiah Sutcliff and Elizabeth Jolye
Rev. WILLIAM CLOPTON and ELIZABETH SUTCLIFFE had the following children:
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