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

Macaulay’s Critical and Historical Essays No.1 – John Hampden

A link to Lord Macaulay’s review of Lord Nugent’s 1831 biography of John Hampden. Macaulay comments on Hampden’s life and its significance . This is a part of one of Macaulay’s most important works, hosted on the Project Gutenberg website.  Some of the information about Hampden is now known to be inaccurate, but this long … Read more

Shared Memory: John Hampden, New World and Old by Dr Maija Jansson

Published in the December 2008 issue of The Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, this meticulously-researched article by Dr Maija Jansson looks at the way in which Macaulay shaped the myths we associate with Hampden, and how the Patriot’s memory inspired the American colonists. Click here Dr Jansson was Director Emerita of the Yale Center for Parliamentary … Read more

Hampden’s Disinterment

An article in Chambers’ Book of Days about Lord Nugent’s supposed disinterment of Hampden’s body in 1828. Scroll down to the third article. Click here

The First Green Jackets?

An article, by Roy Bailey, tracing the history of the Royal Green Jackets (now a part of The Rifles) back to Hampden’s Greencoats. Written for the Regimental Association’s annual journal Swift and Bold. Click here

The Downing Street Campaigns

A description of the campaign The Downing Street Campaign – Patriot No. 28 Reply from the DCMS March 2000 Reply from Westminster City Council April 2000 A copy of the reply from Margaret Hodge MP (Secretary of State for DCMS) rejecting the call to change the name of 10 Downing Street to Hampden House Reply … Read more