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The King had gone too far - and Parliament weighed the ultimate sanction: Regicide
First he lost his parliament; then his throne; then his head. Find out more about the King of England during this bloody era.
Vain, arrogant, short-sighted and cruel. Meet King Charles I
A personal slight and a desire to loot shoes cost the Royalists Marston Moor
Religion and taxes were nothing alongside clan loyalties, skewing the Highland Dimension
Never a quiet nation, once again the fate of all the Kingdoms is thrown into doubt when Ireland erupts
Charles was once again outflanked during the Second Bishops' War
The bishops made worse the imposition of the Anglican Prayer Book
Two years of an uneasy peace were about to end with the engagement
The country was split - the Civil war even pulled apart friends and family
Edgehill: an account of the battle
Not having been born to the throne, there were many mistakes in the early reign of Charles I
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