Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon

Tremors - The Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I

Tremors - The Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
One of the great figures of British history: Elizabeth I - The Virgin Queen

Endgame - The Second Civil War

Endgame - The Second Civil War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
It was to be short, but brutal: the Second 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

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...

The Grand Remonstrance

The Grand Remonstrance Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Pym took the dispute to the people with the publication of the Grand Remonstrance

The English Response

The English Response Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Rumours of outrages and suspicions of the Irish shaped the English response

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