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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.

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

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

Irish Plantations: By map

Irish Plantations: By map Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Developments in Ireland were a major factor in the English Civil War. Plot the impact of the war on Ireland as events unfolded with our series of...

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 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

Timeline 1649

Timeline 1649 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 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

Court of Charles I

Court of Charles I Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Bad influences riddled the Court of Charles I