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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

War in the West Country

War in the West Country Creative commons image Credit: bartmaguire under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
With stalemate in Wales, the stakes were raised for the war in the West Country

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

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

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

Naseby

Naseby Creative commons image Credit: traed mawr under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Against advice, Charles led his men to a messy, bloody defeat at Naseby

Winter in Oxford

Winter in Oxford Copyrighted image Credit: indiekidsdontdance under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Getting to grips with the power of the press - Charles made good use of his winter in Oxford

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

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