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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?

New Model Army

New Model Army Copyright free image Credit: Public domain
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Fair pay, and a freedom from meddling MPs formed the heart of Cromwell's plans for a New Model Army

The English Civil War: The Breakdown - Introduction

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The English Civil War: The Breakdown - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the second section of the Civil War: The Breakdown of relationships in the nations.

Henrietta Maria

Henrietta Maria Creative commons image Credit: mharrsch under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A genuine love story, a terrible judge of the political temperature: Charles' queen Henrietta Maria

The Engagement

The Engagement Copyrighted image Credit: SouthEastern Star under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Two years of an uneasy peace were about to end with the engagement

Raising the standard

Raising the standard Creative commons image Credit: hans s under CC-BY-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles I called for the support of his people

Timeline 1636

Timeline 1636 Copyrighted image Credit: Secisek via Wikimedia
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A year-by-year guide to the key events of the Civil War