Dr Nusbacher’s talk on John Hampden and Oliver Cromwell -7th October 2021
Click here for link to video of Dr Nusbacher’s talk
Hampden House Gardens and Park: A Bucks Gardens Trust Research and Recording Project
The link below provides access to a dossier for Hampden House Park and Gardens prepared as part of the Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Research and Recording Project. Work on this project started in 2014 and the dossier was published in September 2020. This site is one of several hundred designed landscapes in the county identified in … Read more
John Drinkwater’s notes on his book – John Hampden’s England
A transcript of handwritten notes made by John Drinkwater on the reverse of pages of the typescript of his 1933 biography, John Hampden’s England. Click here
Facsimile of the Domesday Book entry for Great and Little Hampden
A copy of the entry for Hampden in the Domesday Book Click Here The Domesday is not easy to read. It is written in a heavily abbreviated form of Latin with small marks to show where a letter or letters have been left out
The origins of the English Civil War – a short video clip
A video clip produced by the Royal Holloway University Click here Causes of the English Civil War
A Military Historian’s Civil War
Professor Ian Beckett’s illustrated talk at the Buckinghamshire County Museum, Aylesbury, on 6th July 2019.
John Hampden’s Will & Testament
The text of John Hampden’s last will and testament. Pages 99 – 105 of the document. Click Here Dated 1636 with a codicil added at the start of the Civil War on 30th June 1642 (a year before his death).
The Battle of Chalgrove 1643 – Simon Marsh’s narrative
The Battle of Chalgrove – Simon Marsh’s narrative An account by Simon Marsh of the Battle of Chalgrove drawing on contemporaneous accounts and relevant historic maps.
The Battle of Chalgrove – links to the website of Colonel John Hampden’s Regimente
There is a wealth of information on the website of Colonel John Hampden’s Regiment. Click on this link for access to the further reading section of the John Hampden Regimente website Click on this link for access to a scholarly article by Derek and Gill Lester The military and political significance of Battle of Chalgrove … Read more