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Author: Mike Duncan

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A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???
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0.0- Introduction

0.0- Introduction

2013-09-1509:5028

Welcome to Revolutions.
In 1625 Charles Stuart became king of England, Scotland and Ireland. His relationship with Parliament immediately got off on the wrong foot.
1.2- Personal Rule

1.2- Personal Rule

2013-09-2323:5919

In the 1630s, King Charles ruled without Parliament. His financial policies and religious innovations annoyed many of his subjects.
1.3- The Bishops' Wars

1.3- The Bishops' Wars

2013-09-3026:4020

The Scots revolted after Charles tried to impose the Book of Common Prayer, forcing the King to recall Parliament.
1.4- The Long Parliament

1.4- The Long Parliament

2013-10-0725:5718

The Long Parliament convened in November 1640. Tensions ran high as Parliamentary leaders tried to assert control over the State. 
A brief description of the soldiers who fought in the English Civil Wars. 
After negotiations with Parliament broke down, King Charles raised his standard in August, 1642. The opening campaigns of the First Civil War tilted in the Royalists favor. 
In late 1643, Parliament sealed a military alliance with the Scots. Their combined force defeated the Royalists at Marston Moor. 
1.7- The New Model Army

1.7- The New Model Army

2013-10-2828:0313

After years of muddling along, Parliament created a more professional army. They finally defeated King Charles at Nasbay in June 1645.  
1.7a- Tour Announcement

1.7a- Tour Announcement

2013-10-2802:051

New Revolutions Tour coming in June 2014! Email: tours@revolutionspodcast.com
1.8- Checkmate

1.8- Checkmate

2013-11-0425:209

After the Battle of Naseby ended the King's chances for military victory, he became the frustrating center of post-war negotiations. 
1.9- The Man of Blood

1.9- The Man of Blood

2013-11-1129:4713

As the New Model Army debated the merits of constitutional democracy, King Charles was scheming to put himself back on the throne.   
1.10- Regicide

1.10- Regicide

2013-11-1827:4611

After Pride's Purge, Charles I was executed by the Rump Parliament on January 30, 1649. Then Cromwell invaded Ireland. 
1.11- The Crowning Mercy

1.11- The Crowning Mercy

2013-11-2429:518

Charles II raised an army of Scots to help him claim the throne, but they were defeated by Oliver Cromwell at Dunbar and Worcester.  
Reserve your spot for England/France June 2014 at www.historyworldtravel.com!
For someone who was born free John Lilburne sure spent a lot of time in prison
God wanted me to tell you that property is theft.   
In 1653 Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Rump Parliament and then Barebone's Parliament dissolved itself. The Commonwealth was not getting off to a great start. 
The Instrument of Government was the first written constituion in English history. 
The dissolution of the First Protectorate Parliament led to the brief and unpopular Rule of the Major Generals. When the Second Protectorate Parliament was finally called they tried to make Oliver Cromwell king. 
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Christopher Moran

ttt

Apr 4th
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Feb 9th
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Ford Prefect

got me all crying and shit 😭😭

Dec 26th
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Michael Parkanski

Already getting post- Revolutions depression. It's been great ride and I've been recommending A Storm Before the Storm to anyone interested in history and politics.

Dec 19th
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Tyrone Slothrop

Robespierre did nothing wrong!

Sep 18th
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SEan DAgnolo

dude we already bought it, read it, please start podcasting again

Sep 5th
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Mr Snrub

I can definitely see this as a thing. I'd watch it

Aug 23rd
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Michael Parkanski

Well hope it works out, I would watch it.

Jul 29th
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Will Shogren

Couldn't afford to invest in industry? Why didn't they just buy a state of the art German blade factory in order to provide a great shave at a fair price?

Jun 15th
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Michael

3:21

Jun 4th
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Wade Kaardal

2:48

Apr 19th
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Michael

2:09

Apr 18th
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Michael

2:22

Apr 18th
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Michael

3:02

Apr 18th
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I Z

this episode exactly on time with Ukraine's invasion by Putin.

Feb 25th
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Ali Basaeri

Why not produce a podcast about the 1978-1979 revolution in my country, Iran? it will be viral, no doubt!

Dec 28th
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Joe Rainwater

this episode cuts in and out

Dec 13th
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Scott Callahan

bahaha great effort 🤣🤣

Dec 7th
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Dan Cook

thought this was a new episode what an anticlimax

Oct 7th
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Mate Kapovic

[cheh-idzeh]

Aug 30th
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