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December 1645

December 1645 Creative commons image Credit: John Winterbottom under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The Royalists were facing a rout in the heartlands of England by December 1645

Winter in Oxford

Winter in Oxford Copyrighted image Credit: indiekidsdontdance under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Getting to grips with the power of the press - Charles made good use of his winter in Oxford

The Three Kingdoms of Charles I

The Three Kingdoms of Charles I Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
It was never going to be easy for Charles, balancing the conflicting demands of three kingdoms

The trial of Charles I

The trial of Charles I Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
That he refused to accept the validity of the court gave a skew to the trial of Charles I

Church Desecration

Church Desecration Creative commons image Credit: James-Hetherington under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Driven by the strictures of Puritanism, Roundheads set about removing the signs of popery - acts of church desecration

Timeline 1639

Timeline 1639 Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A year-by-year guide to the key events of the Civil War

Naseby

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Against advice, Charles led his men to a messy, bloody defeat at Naseby

The Highland Dimension

The Highland Dimension Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Religion and taxes were nothing alongside clan loyalties, skewing the Highland Dimension

The First Bishops' War

The First Bishops' War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Not going the King's way: Charles faced a setback in the First Bishops' War

The Verdict

The Verdict Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
With Parliament purged, there wasn't much surprise at the final verdict