Richard Hopkins (died 1682)
Sir Richard Hopkins (c.1612 – 16 July 1682) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660.
In March 1660, Hopkins was elected Member of Parliament for Coventry in the Convention Parliament but the election was declared void on 31 July 1660. However he was returned again at the by-election in August. He was an active supporter of the Restoration and led a deputation from Coventry to London with presents for the King. He was later knighted. However he lost his seat at Coventry in the 1661 election.
- John Burke A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain, Volume 4
- History of Parliament Online - Richard Hopkins
- The City of Coventry: Parliamentary representation, A History of the County of Warwick: Volume 8: The City of Coventry and Borough of Warwick (1969), pp. 248-255. Date accessed: 8 March 2011