Revolutions

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

Direct download: 007-_The_New_Model_Army.mp3
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In late 1643, Parliament sealed a military alliance with the Scots. Their combined force defeated the Royalists at Marston Moor. 

Direct download: 006-_The_Solemn_League_and_Covenant.mp3
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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. 

Direct download: 005-Cavaliers_and_Roundheads.mp3
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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. 

Direct download: 004-_The_Long_Parliament.mp3
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The Scots revolted after Charles tried to impose the Book of Common Prayer, forcing the King to recall Parliament.

Direct download: 003-_The_Bishops_Wars.mp3
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In the 1630s, King Charles ruled without Parliament. His financial policies and religious innovations annoyed many of his subjects.

Direct download: 002-_Personal_Rule.mp3
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In 1625 Charles Stuart became king of England, Scotland and Ireland. His relationship with Parliament immediately got off on the wrong foot.

Direct download: 001-_The_Kingdoms_of_Charles_Stuart.mp3
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Welcome to Revolutions.

Direct download: 000-_Introduction.mp3
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