English Civil War

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  • Charles I and the English Civil War
    • WHAT  happened during the Civil War?
      • The Civil War began on the 22nd of August 1642
      • The Battle of Marston Moor was fought on the 2nd of July 1644 . It was the largest battle ever fought on English soil. After a surprise attack by the Parlamentarians, the Royalists lost all control in the north of England.
      • Battle of Naseby 1645
      • 23rd October 1642 the first big battle was fought at Edgehill and ended in a draw.
    • WHAT was the outcome of the Civil War for Charles I?
      • Parliament put Charles I on trial for treason and he was executed in 1649
      • Charles was put on trial
      • Charles surrendered in 1646
      • Charles failed a second time to defeat the Parliament during the second Civil War in 1648
    • WHO fought during the Civil War and how?
    • Key  Words
      • Parliament:arians or Roundheads were the supporters of the Parliament. Most of the Roundheads were Puritans.
      • Civil War  means : A war between two sides in/from the same country
      • Monarch: a king or queen
        • Royalists: or Cavaliers were the followers of the King. Some Cavaliers had flowing hair and fancy clothes.
      • Propaganda
      • Reform
      • Puritans: very strict Protestants who wanted to get rid of ritual in church services and lead a plain and simple life. Protestants disliked Charles's religious policy. They disapproved of fine clothes, acting and dancing.
      • English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's government.


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