History Of Warfare: THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR: A PEOPLE DIVIDED - CROMDVD1226
THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR: A PEOPLE DIVIDED - CROMDVD1226
It was a time of great bitterness and hatred in Britain – a war that set father against son and brother against brother. The breakdown in relations between Parliament with a strong purpose and a King who believed in his divine right to rule set the scene for a series of brutal battles that were truly a struggle for the soul of a nation. The outcome of the English Civil War shaped the course of the nation’s history and liad the foundations of the country as it is today.
”The English Civil War” takes an in-depth look at the years between King Charles’ accession to the throne and the opening conflict of the war in 1642 – the Battle of Edgehill. The programme delves into the complex web of political, social, religious and military issues of the war.