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The Second Bishops' War

The Second Bishops' War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles was once again outflanked during the Second Bishops' War

John Lilburne and the Levellers

John Lilburne and the Levellers
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Inspiring a battle over land rather than religion: John Lilburne and The Levellers

Attack on Parliament and flight of the King

Attack on Parliament and flight of the King Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A monarch facing down his parliament, and losing: The attack on parliament and the flight of the king

The Breakdown - Scottish Origins of the Civil War

The Breakdown - Scottish Origins of the Civil War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles' attempts to rule three kingdoms as one explains the Scottish Origins of the Civil War

Total War - Charles: Tactics and Personality

Total War - Charles: Tactics and Personality Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
As the figurehead of the struggle, a lot came down to Charles' tactics and personality

The English Civil War: Total War- 1644 - 1646 - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Total War- 1644 - 1646 - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the fourth chapter of our retelling of the Civil War: Total War.

Major protagonists during the thirty years war

Major protagonists during the thirty years war Creative commons image Credit: Iversonic under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Compared with Elizabeth, Charles seemed weak when confronted with the protagonists of the 30 Years' War

Rank and File Radicalism

Rank and File Radicalism Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles was still the King in the eyes of the grandees - but under threat from rank and file radicalism

Taking Sides - Parliament and the King

Taking Sides - Parliament and the King Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles I needed their support; they listed their grievances. There was no way back for Parliament and King

The Roots of the Irish Rebellion

The Roots of the Irish Rebellion Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
What were the roots of the Irish Rebellion?