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The English Civil War: Total War- 1644 - 1646 - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Total War- 1644 - 1646 - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the fourth chapter of our retelling of the Civil War: Total War.

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

Total War - Parliament

Total War - Parliament Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Inspired by Cromwell, and in the face of possible defeat, a new approach was needed by Parliament

The English Civil War: Tremors - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Tremors - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the section that explores the gathering rumblings before the war.

The Three Kingdoms of Charles I

The Three Kingdoms of Charles I Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
It was never going to be easy for Charles, balancing the conflicting demands of three kingdoms

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 English Civil War: The Breakdown - Introduction

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The English Civil War: The Breakdown - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the second section of the Civil War: The Breakdown of relationships in the nations.

Endgame - Between the wars

Endgame - Between the wars Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
While Charles fled his captors, the army debated what the new world should look like. It wasn't peaceful between the wars

Tremors - James VI / I and the Union of Crowns

Tremors - James VI / I and the Union of Crowns Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
James Stuart moved two nations closer together through the Union of the Crowns

Ireland erupts

Ireland erupts Creative commons image Credit: Kenneth Allen under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Never a quiet nation, once again the fate of all the Kingdoms is thrown into doubt when Ireland erupts