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Charles' response to the Covenant

Charles' response to the Covenant Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
There was no spirit of compromise in Charles' response to the Covenant

The English Civil War: The Breakdown - Introduction

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The English Civil War: The Breakdown - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the second section of the Civil War: The Breakdown of relationships in the nations.

Endgame - Between the wars

Endgame - Between the wars Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
While Charles fled his captors, the army debated what the new world should look like. It wasn't peaceful between the wars

Ireland erupts

Ireland erupts Creative commons image Credit: Kenneth Allen under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Never a quiet nation, once again the fate of all the Kingdoms is thrown into doubt when Ireland erupts

Endgame - Regicide

Endgame - Regicide Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
The King had gone too far - and Parliament weighed the ultimate sanction: Regicide

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

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

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

Year of Miracles

Year of Miracles Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
With Parliamentarian armies occupied in England, Royalist forces made short work of Scottish opponents and had a year of miracles

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