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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.

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

John Lilburne and the Levellers

John Lilburne and the Levellers
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Inspiring a battle over land rather than religion: John Lilburne and The Levellers

Scottish invasion into Northern England

Scottish invasion into Northern England Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Follow the map showing the Scottish invasion into northern England

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

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

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