A resource for primary students, explaining what Parliament is and how it works. This animation is an ideal starting point for introducing Parliament to primary students. Chapters: 00:53 Parliament Structure: the function and make-up of the three parts of Parliament. 03:10 Making Laws: follow the making of a law from proposal to becoming an Act of Parliament.
The Parliament WebsiteAn absolute treasure trove of information here. A website to look at with a grown-up's help.
Horrible Histories Song - Charles II King of Bling - CBBC
Would the real Charles II please stand up! Watch this funny Horrible Histories parody song all about King of Bling, King Charles II.
The Arms and Armour of The English Civil War
The Royal Armouries' English Civil War collection boasts an array of infantry and cavalry arms and armour from the 1640s. Find out more about the sort of weapons and armour deployed by both sides in The English Civil War.
The Royal ArmouriesThe Royal Armouries museum houses an impressive array of weapons and armour through time. Well worth a visit to Leeds.
What was life like during the British Civil Wars? | Hunting for History | BBC Teach
Dr Sam Caslin from Liverpool University looks at the power of historical sources to show how ordinary men and women were affected by the British Civil Wars. The Civil Wars of the 1640s were perhaps the most violent and destructive episodes in British history.
Oliver Cromwell And The English Civil War - Full Documentary
Some detailed background information for the grown-ups: Although he became one of the most famous figures in English history, Oliver Cromwell began life as an ordinary country gentleman; when the English Civil War broke out in 1642, he was a middle-aged father of five children with no military training.