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

Talk on the Battle of Worcester 1651, and Oliver Cromwell’s part in it

The talk on the 18th November was recorded on Zoom and will be available to view free of charge for the next month.

Link to talk on the Battle of Worcester

The pass code is 97jVHsi.

The Battle of Worcester was the final, decisive battle of the English Civil War in 1651, and one of Cromwell’s greatest triumphs. This battle involved some superb military strategy and military engineering that will be explained in the talk. The talk will explore Cromwell’s legacy as well as his leadership at the Battle of Worcester.

The speaker, Howard Robinson, is a retired Science teacher who lives in Worcestershire. He is an active member of the Battle of Worcester Society and the Cromwell Association. 

The talk is free of charge but the Society would be grateful for any small donations to help defray the cost of running the Zoom account.