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Total War - 1644-1645

Total War - 1644-1645 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Marston Moor marked the start of a new, deeper phase of the war

War in Ireland

War in Ireland Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The conflict had a different complexion with the arrival of war in Ireland

Tremors - Reformation & Counter-reformation Europe

Tremors - Reformation & Counter-reformation Europe Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The authority of the Catholic Church shattered; Europe reacts: Reformation and Counter-Reformation.

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 Solemn League

The Solemn League Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A promise to uphold religious freedoms led to a deal between the English Parliament and the Scots: The solemn league

Truce in Ireland

Truce in Ireland Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
While Charles enjoyed military success on the mainland, he attempted to secure a truce in Ireland

The Breakdown - Early years of Charles I

The Breakdown - Early years of Charles I Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Not having been born to the throne, there were many mistakes in the early reign of Charles I

Aftershocks - The Glorious Revolution

Aftershocks - The Glorious Revolution Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Fear that generousity to Catholics might lead to a full switch back to Rome sparked the Glorious Revolution

The Breakdown - The Crisis Escalates

The Breakdown - The Crisis Escalates Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The Short and Long Parliaments provided a forum for discontent - and so the crisis escalated

Aftershocks - The Republic

Aftershocks - The Republic Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
With the King gone, how would the Kingdom fare as a Republic?