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Discontent had begat disagreement; disagreement led to war
Getting to grips with the power of the press - Charles made good use of his winter in Oxford
The Royalists were facing a rout in the heartlands of England by December 1645
Follow the shifting balance of power as the Civil War unfolds across England and Wales
As the country became ever more mired in war, there was no way to avoid taking sides
A map shows the balance of power between 1642 and 1645
TV, Radio & Events
Tristram Hunt introduces the third section of our exploration of the Civil War: Taking Sides.
Charles I needed their support; they listed their grievances. There was no way back for Parliament and King
Developments in Ireland were a major factor in the English Civil War. Plot the impact of the war on Ireland as events unfolded with our series of maps of the Irish plantations
Charles' supporters come together with the formation of a Royalist Party
It wasn't just religion and Scottish nationalism in the mix - there was also an Irish dimension
Handsome and wise: Charles placed his hopes in Prince Rupert of the Rhine
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