William Roper
(1496-1578)

Died aged c. 82

William Roper (c. 1496 – 4 January 1578) was an English lawyer and member of Parliament. The son of a Kentish gentleman, he married Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas More. He wrote a highly regarded biography of his father-in-law.

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The Roper Gate (mid 16th century) Gateway to the former Place House, home of William Roper and his wife Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas More. Restored by Canterbury City Council 1989

St. Dunstan's, Canterbury, United Kingdom where they lived