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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

The Highland Dimension

The Highland Dimension Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Religion and taxes were nothing alongside clan loyalties, skewing the Highland Dimension

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

Man of Blood

Man of Blood Copyright free image Credit: Public domain
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
By ignoring God's will, the New Model Army believed Charles had become a man of blood

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

Balance of Power: August 1642

Balance of Power: August 1642 Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The country was split - the Civil war even pulled apart friends and family

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

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

Newbury and Donnington

Newbury and Donnington Creative commons image Credit: Michael Keen under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The Parliamentarians sailed close to split after defeat at Newbury and Donnington

Formation of a Royalist Party

Formation of a Royalist Party Creative commons image Credit: Salam Virji under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles' supporters come together with the formation of a Royalist Party