Susanna Hopton

Standard Name: Hopton, Susanna
Birth Name: Susanna Harvey
Pseudonym: A Gentlewoman of Quality
Pseudonym: A Person of Quality
Pseudonym: An Humble Penitent
Pseudonym: The First Reformer of the Devotions in The Ancient Way of Offices
SH 's intense involvement in the religious controversies of the later seventeenth century led her to study, write, and publish texts both theological and devotional, often adapting Roman Catholic sources to make them usable by Anglicans . She habitually submitted her work for the approval of male friends, and accepted prefatory material from them.
Hopton, Susanna. “Introductory Note”. Susanna Hopton, edited by Julia J. Smith, Ashgate, p. ix - xxiii.
There has been much debate and disagreement over her canon, and her authorship or compilation of several texts is still not finally settled.


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Textual Features Elizabeth Elstob
EE 's preliminary list of names suggests considerable research work: it includes several ancient or Anglo-Saxon women as well as Mary Astell , Anne Bacon , Katherine Chidley (as the pamphlet antagonist of Thomas Edwards


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Hopton, Susanna. A Collection of Meditations and Devotions. Editor Hickes, George, D. Midwinter, 1717.
Hopton, Susanna. “A Letter Written by a Gentlewoman of Quality to a Romish Priest”. A Second Collection of Controversial Letters, edited by George Hickes, Richard Sare, 1710.
Hopton, Susanna. Daily Devotions. Jonathan Edwin, 1673.
Hopton, Susanna, and John Austin. Devotions In the Ancient Way of Offices. Editor Hickes, George, J. Jones, 1700.
Hopton, Susanna. “Introductory Note”. Susanna Hopton, edited by Julia J. Smith, Ashgate, 2010, p. ix - xxiii.
Hopton, Susanna. Letter to Thomas Geers. pp. Ff. 176 - 80, http://Bodleian Library.
Hopton, Susanna. Susanna Hopton. Editor Smith, Julia J., Ashgate, 2010.