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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.

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

Charles I

Charles I Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Vain, arrogant, short-sighted and cruel. Meet King Charles I

The Putney Debates

The Putney Debates Creative commons image Credit: Jim Linwood under CC-BY licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Questions of suffrage and property were at the heart of the Putney Debates

William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury 1573 - 1645

William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury 1573 - 1645 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Lowly-born, rising to be Archbishop, but ultimately executed.

War in the West Country

War in the West Country Creative commons image Credit: bartmaguire under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
With stalemate in Wales, the stakes were raised for the war in the West Country

Timeline 1642

Timeline 1642 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A year-by-year guide to the key events of the Civil War

Total war - 1645

Total war - 1645 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
It was to be a year in which the vector of victory would swoop round: 1645

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