Revolutions (general)

Charles II raised an army of Scots to help him claim the throne, but they were defeated by Oliver Cromwell at Dunbar and Worcester.

 
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After Pride's Purge, Charles I was executed by the Rump Parliament on January 30, 1649. Then Cromwell invaded Ireland. 

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As the New Model Army debated the merits of constitutional democracy, King Charles was scheming to put himself back on the throne. 

 

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After the Battle of Naseby ended the King's chances for military victory, he became the frustrating center of post-war negotiations. 

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New Revolutions Tour coming in June 2014! Email: tours@revolutionspodcast.com

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After years of muddling along, Parliament created a more professional army. They finally defeated King Charles at Nasbay in June 1645.  

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In late 1643, Parliament sealed a military alliance with the Scots. Their combined force defeated the Royalists at Marston Moor. 

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After negotiations with Parliament broke down, King Charles raised his standard in August, 1642. The opening campaigns of the First Civil War tilted in the Royalists favor. 

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A brief description of the soldiers who fought in the English Civil Wars. 

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The Long Parliament convened in November 1640. Tensions ran high as Parliamentary leaders tried to assert control over the State. 

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