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
Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees.

The Great Hall at Hampden House

St Mary Magdalene church and Hampden House

Hampden's regiment marching through Thame

Save these dates – 18th & 19th June for events in Thame & Gt Kimble

June 18th /19th 2022 in Thame, Oxfordshire, promises to be a memorable weekend for John Hampden and Civil War enthusiasts! 

Saturday June 18th

Sealed Knot re-enactment of local Civil War action, including a role for John Hampden. This will be located at the Thame Rugby Club grounds.

Sunday June 19th

9.30 Wreath-laying at the John Hampden plaque in Thame High Street, with a Sealed Knot guard of honour.  All JHS Members welcome.

10.00 Sealed Knot activities continue at the rugby club.

10.00 Thame Local History Fair at Thame Town Hall.

15.00 Ceremony to celebrate the restoration of John Hampden artefacts at Great Kimble Church, including a tour of local historical sites associated with John Hampden.

We are grateful to the Sealed Knot, Thame Museum and Great Kimble Church for involving us in these events.

Please come, and pass on the information to friends and family who might be interested. Help in running our stall at the Thame Local History Fair would be much appreciated.

Timings are provisional and some activities are subject to approvals. We will update the website with more details as they become available.