The Earl of Buckinghamshire at the Society's 20th anniversary service in Great Hampden Church

The Ship Money monument at Prestwood

The Palace of Westminster in the 17th century

Pyrton Manor, home of John Hampden's first wife

The former Lord Williams's Grammar School, Thame

The Earl of Buckinghamshire at the 350th anniversary ceremony in Thame

St Mary Magdalene church, Great Hampden

Charles I tries to arrest the Five Members in the House of Commons

John Hampden's funeral in 1643

Arthur Goodwin, Hampden's lifelong friend

The Great Hall at Hampden House

St Mary Magdalene church and Hampden House

Hampden's regiment marching through Thame

Author: The John Hampden Society

Thame History Festival – Sunday, 7th June

Venue – The Town Hall, High Street, Thame, Oxon OX9 3DP. Time TBA. The Society will be represented here. Further […]

The Society’s AGM – Sunday 29th March

To be held at The King’s Head, Market Square, Aylesbury, Bucks HP20 2RW, commencing at 2.30pm. (Date and venue to […]

Talk on the Battle of Chalgrove – Friday 13th March

Newbury U3A Military History Group at the Friends’ Meeting House, 1 Highfield Ave, Newbury, Berks RG14 5DS, commencing at 10am. […]

No. 91 – Autumn 2019

● The threat to the Chalgrove Battlefield
● Talks – U3A Thame, U3A Croxley Green and The Grove Park Group
● A new Hampden feature in Aylesbury
● The Duel Stone story
● An offshore AGM?

No. 90 – Summer 2019

● A talk by Ian Beckett (a leading military historian)
● Bruce Alexander’s text of his 2019 AGM speech
● Book review – By The Sword Divided
● TV review – Charles I Downfall of a King
● The Hampden Clubs – and The Peterloo Massacre

A Military Historian’s Civil War

Professor Ian Beckett’s illustrated talk at the Buckinghamshire County Museum, Aylesbury, on 6th July 2019.

No. 89 – Spring 2019

● The 2019 AGM at Hartwell House
● Another ‘Hampden portrait’
● Donations to libraries
● An offshore AGM?
● Book review
● The new Ship Money Monument seat
● A lost Princess.

No. 88 – Winter 2018/19

● National Civil War Museum
● American Privateer The Hampden
● Peterloo Massacre Book Review
● Hampden Clubs
● Roger Paynter – obituary

No. 87 – Summer 2018

● 25th Anniversary Dinner
● Saving Chalgrove Battlefield
● 2018 AGM
● 2017 AGM
● Conscience is My Crown – Book review
● Talks on Hampden’s Military Career
● New notice board at Ship Money Monument
● 375th Anniversary of the Grand Remonstrance
● Lady in Red – Elizabeth Hampden?
● The Library
● Hampden Privateer

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