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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.

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

Naseby

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Against advice, Charles led his men to a messy, bloody defeat at Naseby

December 1645

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The Royalists were facing a rout in the heartlands of England by December 1645

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

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

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

War in the West Country

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
With stalemate in Wales, the stakes were raised for the war in the West Country

The Battle of Turnham Green

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles made a fateful decision when he turned away from a battlie at Turnham Green

Prince Rupert of the Rhine

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Handsome and wise: Charles placed his hopes in Prince Rupert of the Rhine