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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.

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.

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

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

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

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 - 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

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

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

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