The Trial of Charles I

17th Century British History

By Dr Jason Peacey, published 11th August 2015

The death of a king

In this podcast Dr Jason Peacey examines the significance of the trial and execution of Charles I in Britain and in Europe and discusses how it was it reported.

1. Introduction.
2. Motives for the trial.
3. Alternatives to a Republic.
4. A shift in political ideas and culture.
5. Show trial. Sovereignty of the people.
6. The significance of the trial.

In order to access the full content of the podcasts please Login or Join the HA.