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The English Civil War: Aftershocks - 1650 - 1701 - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Aftershocks - 1650 - 1701 - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the final chapter - what happened next, as the nation struggled to live with the aftershocks?

Flashpoints of the second Civil War

Flashpoints of the second Civil War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
As he was defying God, Charles would have to be certain of winning at the flashpoints of the Second Civil War

King Charles I, 1600 - 1649

King Charles I, 1600 - 1649 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
First he lost his parliament; then his throne; then his head

Taking Sides - War 1642-1644

Taking Sides - War 1642-1644 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Discontent had begat disagreement; disagreement led to war

Timeline 1644

Timeline 1644 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A year-by-year guide to the key events of the Civil War

Taking Sides: Divided Loyalities

Taking Sides: Divided Loyalities Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
As the country became ever more mired in war, there was no way to avoid taking sides

Balance of power 1642 - 1645

Balance of power 1642 - 1645 Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Follow the shifting balance of power as the Civil War unfolds across England and Wales

Pride's Purge

Pride's Purge Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
To clear the way for a trial of the King, first Parliament had to be 'cleansed' by Pride's purge

After the king fled

After the king fled Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The nation waited. What would happen to Britain after the king fled?

The Solemn League

The Solemn League Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A promise to uphold religious freedoms led to a deal between the English Parliament and the Scots: The solemn league