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1640 Civil War - Liverpool History Animation __ No, in this case 'animation does not mean motion pictures, though there are a couple of cartoons.  This is a brief overview of Liverpool and the English Civil War. - From fluxtime.com - http://liverpool.fluxtime.com/history4.html

 

1642-1652: The Diggers and the Levellers __ Here is a history of the radical movements the Diggers and the Levellers which grew up around the English Civil War. - From libcom.org - http://libcom.org/history/1642-1652-diggers-levellers  

 

BBC - History - Civil War and Revolution __ You will find many, many click to read articles and links to related materials. A great spot to begin your research about the English civil War - From BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/civil_war_revolution/

 

Berkshire History for Kids: Civil War Chaos __ An outline of the English Civil War for younger students. - From berkshirehistory.com - http://www.berkshirehistory.com/kids/civil_war.html 


The causes of the English Civil War __ "The English Civil War has many causes but the personality of Charles I must be counted as one of the major reasons. Few people could have predicted that the civil war, that started in 1642, would have ended with the public execution of Charles. His most famous opponent in this war was Oliver Cromwell - one of the men who signed the death warrant of Charles." An excellent summary. - illustrated - From historylearningsite.co.uk - http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/english_civil-war.htm 


Charles I of England __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. "Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was King of England, King of Ireland, and King of Scots from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. He famously engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England. As he was an advocate of the Divine Right of Kings, many in England feared that he was attempting to gain absolute power." Read the rest of the story. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_I_of_England 


Choosing Sides in the English Civil War __ From royalism and religion to money and women, Dr Mark Stoyle uncovers the complex motivations behind the choosing of sides in the English Civil War. - From BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/civil_war_revolution/choosingsides_01.shtml 

 

 


Death of Oliver Cromwell __ Newspaper article from 1648 on the death of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, after the English Civil War. - From David Cornfield - http://www.exmsft.com/~davidco/History/cromwell-1.htm 
 
English Civil War __ "The term English Civil War (or Wars) refers to the series of armed conflicts and political machinations which took place between English Parliamentarians and Royalists from 1642 until 1651. The first (1642–1645) and the second (1648–1649) civil wars pitted the supporters of King Charles I against the supporters of the Long Parliament, while the third (1649–1651) saw fighting between supporters of King Charles II and supporters of the Rump Parliament." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Civil_War 

 

English Civil War __ "This is the story of the English Civil War or the Great Rebellion, the events that led up to it, the people involved and the battles they fought." You will find a timeline and detailed history. - illustrated - from theteacher99.btinternet.co.uk - http://www.theteacher99.btinternet.co.uk/ecivil/index.htm 


English Civil War __ An overview broken sown into several click-to-read sections along with links to related materials. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0817372.html 

 


English Civil War __ An extensive list of personalities, events, organizations, religious groups and more. - illustrated - From spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk - http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/CivilWar.htm 


The English Civil War (1642-1688) __ "This protracted conflict pitched the royalist forces of King Charles I of England against the parliamentarians of Oliver Cromwell. Although the Civil War is often referred to as the "Puritan Revolution" due to heavy religious influences, the conflict resulted more from socio-economic conditions." You will find click-to-read articles and links to related materials. - From about.com - http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/englishcivilwar/

 

English Civil War: Battle of Marston Moor __ "The year 1644 saw a great change in the English Civil War. For a start, it ceased to be exclusively English, as the Scots and Irish entered the fray."  You will find a detailed history. - From historynet.com - http://www.historynet.com/english-civil-war-battle-of-marston-moor.htm

 

English Civil War Battles __ Use the links on the left to access stories about the English civil War battles.  "Some of the descriptions include a map to aid understanding." - illustrated - From easynet.co.uk - http://easyweb.easynet.co.uk/~crossby/ECW/battles/index.html 

 

The English Civil War - History Learning Site __ A great introduction to the English civil war for the younger student, may be of interest to adults too. - From historylearningsite.co.uk - http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/english_civil_war2.htm

 

English Civil War History (Revolution) __ A five minute video overview of the English civil War and its effect on history.  Music background. - video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiaONcL98zY

 

English Civil War influenced New England __ Learn how the English Civil War affected the thinking of New England colonists before the American Revolutionary War.  "English history influenced the thinking of American colonials, so that Americans in the 1700's repeated the same arguments that Englishmen used against King Charles I and his use of taxation and an army in the 1600's. " - From bucklinsociety.net - http://www.bucklinsociety.net/English-civil-war.htm   


English Civil War main page __ "This page contains a comprehensive listing of all pages in this category" You will find some extensive coverage from history through weaponry. - illustrated - From historyonthenet.com - http://www.historyonthenet.com/Civil_War/civilwarmain.htm

 


 
The English Civil War Pages __ "A reference site on the English Civil Wars of the 17th Century." You will find information about notable people, technology, battles, tactics and much more. - illustrated - from Aberystwyth " Education and the Internet "/Owen Crossby - http://easyweb.easynet.co.uk/~crossby/ECW/

 

English Civil War, Second (1648) __ A brief overview of a brief second flare-up of fighting after the First English Civil War. - From historyofwar.org - http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/wars_ecw2.html

 
English Civil War - Table of Contents __ "Essay on the English Civil War" Actually much more than that when you consider it is divided into chapters to make researching it even easier. - From boisestate.edu - http://history.boisestate.edu/WESTCIV/english/

 

English Civil War - Weapons __ Learn about the types of weaponry used during the English civil War. - illustrated - From historyonthenet.com - http://www.historyonthenet.com/Civil_War/weapons.htm   


The Execution of King Charles I __ Newspaper article from 1648, describing King Charles I's trial and execution by Oliver Cromwell's government at the end of the English Civil War. - From David Cornfield - http://www.exmsft.com/~davidco/History/charles1.htm

 

Historical Accounts of the English Civil War :: History England Papers __ A paper basically about how to interpret historical writings about the English Civil War. - From 123helpme.com - http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?id=29132  

 

History of Ireland 1629 - 1687: The English Civil War and Cromwell __ A very good brief overview of this period in history. - From wesleyjohnston.com - http://www.wesleyjohnston.com/users/ireland/past/history/16291687.html

 


Military History Online - The 2nd English Civil War __ "The nine tumultuous years of the English Civil War, actually three separate wars, resulted from a range of factors, economic, constitutional and religious, all inextricably interwoven. At a time when religious differences were more often debated with cannon balls than words, radical leaders with strong held beliefs thought nothing of deciding the issues in battle." You will find a detailed military history of the English Civil War(s) - From militaryhistoryonline.com - http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/2ndenglishcivilwar/ 


Oliver Cromwell __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. "Oliver Cromwell (April 25, 1599 – September 3, 1658) was an English military and political leader, considered by critics to be a dictator, best known for making England a republic and leading the Commonwealth of England." Read the rest of his story. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Cromwell

 

The Story of English Civil War siege money __ "...siege money is desirable in its own right. These are coins produced impromptu due to an acute lack of currency because of a siege."  And English Civil War siege money is right up there in value as you will find in this brief article. - From coinweek.com - http://www.coinweek.com/news/world-coins/the-story-of-english-civil-war-siege-money/  
 

 

 

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