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By 1644, the Civil War was entering its third year and the intervention of a Scots Army of 20,000 men dramatically now changed the balance of power in Parliament’s favour.

Battles, Interviews, Military History, Oliver Cromwell

Sergeant-Major General Phillip Skippon was described as “… the type of man found in the best British armies throughout the centuries”.

Battles, Military History, Talks

Ask who was the Parliamentary general who created the New Model Army was and the most likely answer will be “Oliver Cromwell”. But in fact, it was Sir Thomas Fairfax.

Battles, Interviews, Military History

The battle of Naseby finally destroyed the field army of the King and in two hours changed the history not only of Britain, but every modern democracy.

1645, Battles, Civil War Petitions Project, Interviews, Military Medicine

Discover the momentous event that occurred at Naseby, which was to shape history - not only of Britain but every modern democracy.

1645, Charles I, English Civil Wars, Interviews, Military History, Oliver Cromwell

This podcast discusses the range of factors which caused the defeat of the royalists in England and Wales during the First Civil War of 1642-1646.

Charles I, English Civil Wars, Key Questions, Royalists, Talks, Teachers

How were the British Civil Wars fought and why did they end with the Royalist defeat and the execution of the King?

1642, 1649, Academic, Charles I, Education, English Civil Wars, Key Questions, Second Civil War, Talks, Teachers