Year 8

Why did the Civil War break out in 1642?

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  • In this lesson, we will explore how the Thirty Years War caused Charles I many problems as he first came to the throne.
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  • In this lesson, we will investigate how Charles I lost further support through ship money and Laud's reforms.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn how Laud's reforms caused the Bishops' Wars and further tensions between the King and Parliament.
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  • In this lesson, we will look at the ways in which Parliament tried to get revenge against Charles I once his personal rule ended.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn how the Irish Rebellion and Great Remonstrance caused the relationship between King and Parliament to break down for the last time.
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  • In this lesson, we we will learn how historians have debated the causes of the Civil War before reaching our own judgements.
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