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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
That he refused to accept the validity of the court gave a skew to the trial of Charles I
Charles I needed their support; they listed their grievances. There was no way back for Parliament and King
With stalemate in Wales, the stakes were raised for the war in the West Country
A year-by-year guide to the key events of the Civil War
Inspired by Cromwell, and in the face of possible defeat, a new approach was needed by Parliament
Pym took the dispute to the people with the publication of the Grand Remonstrance
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Tristram Hunt introduces the third section of our exploration of the Civil War: Taking Sides.
Follow the shifting balance of power as the Civil War unfolds across England and Wales
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