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The Breakdown - The Crisis Escalates

The Breakdown - The Crisis Escalates Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The Short and Long Parliaments provided a forum for discontent - and so the crisis escalated

The Breakdown - Scottish Origins of the Civil War

The Breakdown - Scottish Origins of the Civil War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles' attempts to rule three kingdoms as one explains the Scottish Origins of the Civil War

The Roots of the Irish Rebellion

The Roots of the Irish Rebellion Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
What were the roots of the Irish Rebellion?

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

Parliament - Splits and Divisions

Parliament - Splits and Divisions Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Parliament wouldn't be Parliament without a few splits and divisions

Truce in Ireland

Truce in Ireland Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
While Charles enjoyed military success on the mainland, he attempted to secure a truce in Ireland

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

Strafford on trial

Strafford on trial Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The odds were being stacked even as he was being arraigned: Strafford on trial

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

The Second Bishops' War

The Second Bishops' War Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Charles was once again outflanked during the Second Bishops' War