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

The Death of John Hampden

The death of John Hampden by Professor John Adair, the President of the John Hampden Society Click here An article by Hampden’s latest biographer into the controversial circumstances surrounding Hampden’s death and the exhumation of his presumed body by Lord Nugent in 1828.

The Long Parliament and John Hampden

The Long Parliament and John Hampden by Dr Paul Hooper A much longer successor to Dr Hooper’s previous work, split into chapters as follows: Chapter 1 – Preface and background Chapter 2 – The opening weeks, elections, the dissolutions of 1629 & 1640 Chapter 3 – The trial of Strafford Chapter 4 – The Star … Read more

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