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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

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...

Rupert's march to Marston Moor

Rupert's march to Marston Moor Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
In a bid to lift the siege of York, Rupert embarked on a march to Marston Moor

Total War - Charles: Tactics and Personality

Total War - Charles: Tactics and Personality Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
As the figurehead of the struggle, a lot came down to Charles' tactics and personality

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

December 1645

December 1645 Creative commons image Credit: John Winterbottom under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The Royalists were facing a rout in the heartlands of England by December 1645

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

Marston Moor

Marston Moor Creative commons image Credit: Steve Partridge under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
A personal slight and a desire to loot shoes cost the Royalists Marston Moor

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

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.