English Civil War


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Age of Revolution

4. Seven Ages of Britain: Age of Revolution

In the 17th century British people learned to question everything, resulting in civil war.

The Witchfinder General

The Witchfinder General

Vincent Price stars in a disturbing tale of evil, set during the English Civil War.

Battle of Naseby

3. War Walks: Series 2, Battle of Naseby

Richard Holmes travels to Naseby, where King Charles I lost the English Civil War.

God's Chosen People

1. A History of Scotland: Series 2, God's Chosen People

The story of the National Covenant of 1638 - a document that led to the Civil War.

The Coldstream Guards

5. Regimental Stories: The Coldstream Guards

How the Coldstream Guards are still motivated by a history which stretches back centuries.

The Lost Genius of British Art: William Dobson

The Lost Genius of British Art: William Dobson

Documentary about the 17th-century artist William Dobson, court painter to Charles I.

The York 113

2. History Cold Case: Series 2, The York 113

The team spots an incredibly rare genetic peculiarity in two skeletons.

Henry VIII to the Industrial Revolution

5. Michael Wood's Story of England: Henry VIII to the Industrial Revolution

Kibworth sees 17th century dissenters, an 18th century writer and knitting factories.

Domesday to Magna Carta

2. Michael Wood's Story of England: Domesday to Magna Carta

How the Normans built a castle in Kibworth and its effect on the local population.

Romans to Normans

1. Michael Wood's Story of England: Romans to Normans

The history of Kibworth's first 1,000 years, with a Roman villa, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings.