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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

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