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

The Great Hall at Hampden House

St Mary Magdalene church and Hampden House

Hampden's regiment marching through Thame

Zoom Video of Lecture etc: The human cost of the Civil War – the Buckinghamshire experience

The Bucks Archaeological Society’s (BAS) April lecture.

Professor Andrew Hopper shows how wounded soldiers, war widows and other bereaved family members from the English Civil War petitioned for financial relief, with some affected for decades.
He is the principal investigator for the Civil War Petitions Project at Leicester University. The Bucks petitions have recently been published on the project’s website.

The lecture recording can be found at the link below.

Once you have clicked the link you will need to enter the passcode Q1CC%XQe The recording is 49 minute long and will be available until May 7th 2021.

More material on the subject of the Civil War petitions/pensions can be found at including information from other counties/nations.


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