- Hugh Trevor-Roper
Roper, William (1495x8–1578), biographer, was the eldest son of John Roper (d. 1524), attorney-general to Henry VIII, and his wife, Jane (d. 1544?), daughter and coheir of Sir John Fyneux, chief justice of king's bench. The Ropers were an ancient Kentish family, owners of the manor of ...