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

Video: A discussion about the importance of John Pym (1584 -1643) – Professor Andrew Hopper and Dr Stephen Roberts

Click on the link below to listen to a discussion by Professor Andrew Hopper of the University of Oxford and distinguished historian, Dr Stephen Roberts about the importance of John Pym. John Hampden and John Pym worked closely together in the Short and Long Parliaments.

The Patriot 110 Summer 2024

● The Society’s 2024 AGM
● Broughton Castle Visit
● Wycombe Museum – re-enactment by Sir Marmaduke Rawdon’s Regiment of Foote
● A new home fo the Society’ Archive/Library
● The Pater – a poem by Pat Moody
● Talk at Great Missenden Church by Beth Rogers – 20th April
● A message from or Patron Miles, Earlof Buckinghamshire
● Mary and George TV Series

The Patriot No 109 Spring 2024

● Obituary: Nathaniel Fiennes, Lord Saye & Sele
● The dastardly Captain Fantom
● The History of the House of Commons 1640 -1660 (History of Parliament Trust)
● John Hampden display at High Wycombe Museum
● The Alchemy Acoustic Band and their song – The Ballad of John Hampden (and Chalgrove Field)
● Talk by Beth Rogers – Hughenden Church Men’s Breakfast Club
● Pseudonyms of The American Founding Fathers

What Do We Know About The Battle of Aylesbury (1642) – by Dale Smith

The Battle of Aylesbury is one of those events that seems always to evoke strong emotions. The publication of Charles Cordell’s historical novel, “God’s Vindictive Wrath”, has revived  the debate about whether the battle actually happened, and if who was involved, and where and when was it fought.  Member Dale Smith has produced a helpful … Read more

The Patriot No 108 Winter 2023

● Society display at BLHN Annual Conference
● The Battle of Turnham Green – the case for caution by Simon Marsh
● The Battle of Aylesbury – what do we know about it?
● Forthcoming exhibition at High Wycomber Museum
● Zoom talk – Oliver Cromwell and the Battle of Worcester by Howard Robinson
● Talk by Martyn Whittock on Mayflower Lives

The Patriot No. 107 Summer/Autumn 2023

● Hamden (sic) Connecticut – Regicide Information Panel
● Cromwell Day Service – September 2023
● Book Review – Act of Oblivion by Robert Harris
● Book Review – The Restless Republic by Anna Keay
● Battle of Turnham Green – Hampden’s missed chance, by Pat Moody

Patriot 106 Summer 2023

● Hampden House – Sidney-Hampden College
● Men of Bucks March on London 1642
● Haddenham in the Civil War
● Talk to Haddenham U3A
● King Charles – King and Martyr Zoom talk (Dr Andrew Lacey)
● Book Review: John Hampden & the Battle of Chalgrove etc by Derek Lester
● Event at Great Hampden Church 28th May 2023

Patriot 105 – Spring 2023

● 2023 AGM – The King’s Head, Aylesbury
● Obituary – Baroness Boothroyd
● John Hampden’s Bed – The James Town Settlement
● John Adair biography for School Libraries
● Book Review – The Siege of Loyalty House by Jessie Childs
● Plaque to mark John Hampden’s resting place, St Mary Magdalene’s Church
● Trustees talks – Amersham, Ickford and Princes Risborough
● Review of Zoom talk by Dr Vivienne Larminie