Stephen Barker: Buckinghamshire In The Civil War

Hampdens monument Chalgrove

This talk is about the part Bucks played in the Civil War. Mainly Parliamentarian supporting, there were nevertheless pockets of Royalist supporters. The county’s proximity to the Royalist capital at Oxford meant that conflict was consistant and widespread. Find out about John Hampden, the Battle of Aylesbury and garrisons at Brill, Boarstall, Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell. The talk explains the political and military context, yet includes too a significant number of personal stories, anecdotes and legacies relating to those caught up in the actions.

Wednesday 1st May 7.30pm

At Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley MK2 2HB See Northern Branch for details & charges.

The Northern Branch meetings are at Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley MK2 2HB and are normally held on the first Wednesday in each month starting at 19:30. All are welcome.

 There is a normally a charge for entry of £4 for non-members and £2 for members. Refreshements extra.