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Between 1660 and 1689, Quakerism in England underwent substantial trials and transformations.

1660, Religion, Restoration, Talks

Quakerism emerged in England in the social and religious tumult of the Civil Wars.

Features, Religion, Talks

The landmark 1641 Depositions Project at Trinity College Dublin, has digitised and analysed more than 8,000 witness statements made during the rebellion which swept through Ireland.

Interviews, Ireland

Events in Scotland and Ireland directly contributed to political crisis which would explode into Civil War in England and Wales.

1641, Interviews, Ireland

In January 1644, the Scottish army was sent into England to directly intervene in the Civil War in Parliament’s favour. The Scots became aligned with the Presbyterians at Westminster, where they generated the political ideas which shaped much of the war effort.

Ireland, Religion, Scotland, Series, Talks

From 1637 popular opposition to Charles I in Scotland ignited a crisis which first spread to Ireland in 1641 and then to England and Wales in 1642.

Ireland, Religion, Scotland, Series, Talks

Historians now recognise that the civil wars of the mid-seventeenth century must be viewed in a British and Irish context and not exclusively from an English perspective.

Ireland, Religion, Scotland, Series, Talks

A concise introduction to the causes and consequences of the religious divisions which contributed to the outbreak of the Civil Wars.

Interviews, Key Questions, Religion, Teachers

The Tudor reformation of the 16th Century left England, Scotland and Ireland bitterly divided.

Interviews, Key Questions, Religion, Teachers

Religious divisions inflamed by King Chares I were an important cause of the wars and were exacerbated by significant differences between the Three Kingdoms.

Interviews, Key Questions, Religion, Teachers

After the Regicide, religious fragmentation particularly within the army, made Britain difficult to govern and ultimately contributed to the downfall of the republic.

Interviews, Key Questions, Religion, Teachers

While many potential causes of the British Civil Wars have been identified, in this talk Professor Vallance focuses on the degree to which the king himself was responsible.

1640, 1641, Charles I, Education, English Civil Wars, Key Questions, Talks

The origins and causes of the British civil wars have been the source of debate among historians.

Academic, Charles I, Education, English Civil Wars, Key Questions, Talks, Teachers

What were the origins of the British Civil Wars?

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