Documentary · War
A look at the English Civil War, which was a time of Reformation and Counter-Reformation that made the 1640s turbulent, and changed history forever.
StarringDr. Tristram Hunt
S01:E01 - The Breakdown
The arrogant religious policies of Charles 1 divide England & relations with parliament crack under the pressure.
S01:E02 - Taking Sides
How events across the Irish sea accelerated war in England as the relationship between Parliament & King collapsed, dividing the country into Roundheads & Cavaliers.
S01:E03 - Total War
Cromwell's victory at Marston Moor secured his rise to power, while, in Scotland, the so-called 'English-Civil-War' degenerated into a brutal clan feud between the MacDonalds & Campbells.
S01:E04 - The Endgame
While the King is held to ransom by Parliament, Cromwell's New Model Army is in Putney debating radical proposals. Charles escapes & reignites war with the help of the Scots. A second civil war erupts in England, which is brutally suppressed by Cromwell. By re-igniting the war Charles's fate is sealed, a death warrant is forced through parliament and the King finally loses his head.
- Advertise with Us
- Partner with Us
- GET THE APPS
- Amazon Fire