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

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

The Patriot Newsletter – No. 104

● Dinner to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Society’s foundation
● And the 380th of the Battles of Brentford and Turnham Green
● The Battlefields Memorial Project – an update
● Going Loco – the John Hampden electric locomotive
● The Society’s Risk Register
● Obituary of Dr Paul Hooper
● Book Review ‘God’s Vindictive Wrath’ by Charles Cordell
● Comparing the Houbraken and Walker portraits of JH
● Book Review of ‘Clarendon and Battle of Chalgrove’ by Derek Lester

The British Civil War Memorial Database – soft launch

The Memorial Database can now be accessed by clicking on this link BCW Memorials.  The database can also be accessed via the Links section of this website. The Database is hosted on the website of the Battlefield Trust. The John Hampden Society has supported the creation of this website and plans to add several more Hampden … Read more

No. 103 – Autumn 2022

● The founding of the Society – 30 years ago
● Letitia Knollys – the second wife of John Hampden
● Richard Howell – our latest trustee appointment (and first American)
● William Erle’s other celtic cross (at Gibbet Hill near Hindhead).
● Report on the 2022 Annual Conference of the Bucks Local History Network
● The Houbraken Portrait of Hampden – where is the original?

No. 102 – Summer 2022

● Sealed Knot Events – 18th/19th June at Thame Rugby Club
● Placing of commemorative wreath in Thame.
● The Society’s stall at the Thame History Fair
● Review of Ismani Pell’s biography of Sir Phillip Skippon
● Framed copies of the inscription on the Ship Money Monument
● Events at Great Kimble – Restoration of Hampden related artefacts
● Review of talk by Derek Lester to BAHS on the Battle of Chalgrove

No. 101 – Spring 2022

● The 2022 AGM at Great Hampden
● TP Editor Roy Bailey to stand down in 2023
● Review of Dr Ismini Pells talk on Civil War injuries
● Advert for Battlefield Walk at Chalgrove in June
● Advert for Pike and Shot Essay competition
● Advert for Talk on Battle of Chalgrove by Derek Lester to BAS
● Report on British Civil Wars Memorial Project
● Sir John Eliot’s last letter – John Seal
● Review of The Witch Finder (TV series)

No. 100 Winter 2021/22 ‘Centenary Issue’

● 2022 AGM
● Hampden Statue is moving
● Book Review: A life of JH by John Adair
● The new Earl of St Germans
● Lenthall & Hampden by Sir Lindsay Hoyle
● Great Kimble – The Hampden Links
● Hampden & Milton
● Online Archive
● Talk by Dr Lynette Nusbacher
● The Ship Money Memorial – access
● The Ship Money Monument Mystery
● BLHN Conference – 2021
● Visits to Milton’s Cottage & Jordan’s Meeting House
● Upcoming talk: Dr Pells – Civil War Medical Practices
● Remembering Absent Friends
● John Hampden Grammar School: Update