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

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?

Latest Edition of the Society’s Newsletter – 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?

25th February 2023 (4pm UK Time): The Parliaments of the1640s – A Zoom talk by Dr Vivenne Larminie

Advance notice of a Zoom talk by Dr Larminie, a Senior Research Fellow at the History of Parliament Trust and Assistant Editor of House of Commons 1640-1660 Dr Larminie will share her most recent research about the Parliaments of the 1640s.  Watch this space for Zoom link to be posted nearer the time. Those who … Read more

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