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

Was John Hampden the Patriot also known as Sir John Hampden of The Hill?

No they were two separate people. Sir John Hampden (died 1553 ) lived at Great Hampden in Buckinghamshire and is buried there. He fathered three daughters but no sons. In his will he bequeathed the bulk of his estate to a distant relative, also called John Hampden, who became the great grandfather of John Hampden MP “The Patriot”.

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