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The Putney Debates

The Putney Debates Creative commons image Credit: Jim Linwood under CC-BY licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Questions of suffrage and property were at the heart of the Putney Debates

The English Civil War: Taking Sides - 1641 - 1644 - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Taking Sides - 1641 - 1644 - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the third section of our exploration of the Civil War: Taking Sides.

John Pym 1583 - 1643

John Pym 1583 - 1643 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Even death would not mark the end of the struggle for John Pym.

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.

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