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OU on the BBC: Civil War - About the series

OU on the BBC: Civil War - About the series Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Sep 2008
The English Civil War was part of a wider struggle for supremacy between Catholics and Protestants in Europe.

OU on the BBC: Civil War

OU on the BBC: Civil War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Sep 2008
Tristram Hunt tells the not-too-distant story of how the King was toppled and a Commonwealth established - only for Monarchy to return.

Laudians and Puritans

Laudians and Puritans Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Two groups struggling for preferment: The Laudians and the Puritans

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

Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford 1593 - 1641

Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford 1593 - 1641 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Coming round to the King's point of view was a change which would cost him his life.

The Battle of Turnham Green

The Battle of Turnham Green Copyrighted image Credit: David Hawgood under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles made a fateful decision when he turned away from a battlie at Turnham Green

Timeline 1641

Timeline 1641 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

Philiphaugh

Philiphaugh Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A defeat and surrender had a bloody aftermath at Philiphaugh

The English Civil War: Tremors - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Tremors - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the section that explores the gathering rumblings before the war.

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