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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

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

Taking Sides - The Irish Dimension

Taking Sides - The Irish Dimension Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
It wasn't just religion and Scottish nationalism in the mix - there was also an Irish dimension

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

Edgehill

Edgehill Creative commons image Credit: Walwyn under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Edgehill: an account of the battle