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

Great Kimble Church – Ship Money Documents and Memorial on display 11th September

The church will be open and the document recording the refusal of John Hampden and his tenants to pay the tax and the restored memorial sign will on display along with an exhibition about John Hampden and the church and how the sign was restored. Copies of the document will be on sale along with a free guide showing features of the church relating to John Hampden, his son and his great grand-nephew.

Click on this link to see details of the ‘Ride and Stride’ fundraiser for the Bucks Historic Churches Trust at Great Kimble Church on the 11th September