Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameSir Griffith HAMPDEN
Birth1543
Death1591
FatherJohn HAMPDEN (1509-1565)
MotherElizabeth FERRERS (1512-)
SpouseAnne CAVE
Birth1545
Death1594
FatherAnthony CAVE (1517-1558)
MotherElizabeth LOVETT (1520-1577)
Children
Death1597
Birth1572
Death1627
Notes for Sir Griffith HAMPDEN
Succeeded to the Great Hampden estates on his father's death in 1558. He was the grandfather of John the Patriot. He was High Sheriff of Bucks in 1576 and M.P. for Bucks in 1585. He entertained the Queen and her court at Great Hampden.


He is buried in the chancel of Great Hampden Church, and has this inscription upon his grave stone:

HERE LIETH THE BODY OF GRIFFITH HAMPDEN ESQUIRE
LORD OF GREATE-HAMPDEN & OF ANN HIS SECOND WIFE
DAUGHTER AND HEIRE OF ANTHONY CAVE OF CHICHLEY
ESQUIRE Wch GRIFFITH DEPARTED THIS LIFE Ye 27TH
OF OCTOBER 1591 & ANN DECEASED Ye LAST DAY OF
DECEMBER 1594.
Notes for Anne CAVE
A twin.
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