Charles 1 1625-1629 the Early Years
Enter one of English history's most notorious kings. He had scarcely been prepared for the role that was to end so disastrously. Were there clues as to why it all went so wrong from the start? We look at his early years and some of his key relationships. Key questions considered: Why was Charles’ relationship with Buckingham controversial? Why was finance a major problem? Content covers: Charles’ aims, financial issues and his relationship with parliament.
Dr Glyn Redworth