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Attack on Parliament and flight of the King

Attack on Parliament and flight of the King Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A monarch facing down his parliament, and losing: The attack on parliament and the flight of the king

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

Taking Sides - The Irish Dimension

Taking Sides - The Irish Dimension Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
It wasn't just religion and Scottish nationalism in the mix - there was also an Irish dimension

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

The Battle of Turnham Green

The Battle of Turnham Green Copyrighted image Credit: David Hawgood under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles made a fateful decision when he turned away from a battlie at Turnham Green

Taking Sides - War 1642-1644

Taking Sides - War 1642-1644 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Discontent had begat disagreement; disagreement led to war

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

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

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

The Breakdown - Scottish Origins of the Civil War

The Breakdown - Scottish Origins of the Civil War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles' attempts to rule three kingdoms as one explains the Scottish Origins of the Civil War