Story of the English Civil War as seen through the eyes of two families; the Laceys, loyal to King Charles I, and the Fletchers, loyal to Oliver Cromwell.

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 Anne Lacey Fletcher (19 episodes, 1983-1985)
Andrew MacLachlan ...
 Nathaniel Cropper (18 episodes, 1983-1985)
Lucy Aston ...
 Lady Lucinda Ferrar / ... (17 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Tom Lacey / ... (17 episodes, 1983-1985)
Rob Edwards ...
 John Fletcher (17 episodes, 1983-1985)
Eileen Way ...
 Minty (16 episodes, 1983-1985)
Rosalie Crutchley ...
 Goodwife Margaret (15 episodes, 1983-1985)
Janet Lees-Price ...
 Emma Bowen / ... (15 episodes, 1983-1985)
Johanna Myers ...
 Hannah Jackman / ... (15 episodes, 1983-1985)
Claire Davenport ...
 Mrs. Dumfry (15 episodes, 1983-1985)
Edward Peel ...
 Walter Jackman (14 episodes, 1983-1985)
Simon Butteriss ...
 Hugh Brandon (14 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Dick Skinner (14 episodes, 1983-1985)
Debbie Goodman ...
 Rachel (12 episodes, 1983-1985)
Judy Buxton ...
 Susan Protheroe / ... (12 episodes, 1983-1985)
Bert Parnaby ...
 Sir Austin Fletcher (11 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Will Saltmarsh (10 episodes, 1983)
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 Sir Martin Lacey (9 episodes, 1983)
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Story of the English Civil War as seen through the eyes of two families; the Laceys, loyal to King Charles I, and the Fletchers, loyal to Oliver Cromwell. Written by Anonymous

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Best series I have ever seen
31 May 2004 | by (Phoenix, Arizona) – See all my reviews

This is a terrific series for anyone who is into history or English wars. Words cannot describe how good this is. My VHS tapes of this are old and ready to fall apart, (and they aren't even complete) but I still watch it every year or so.

Also a great series for a history teacher.

Unfortunately, it has not been available, but I believe that Acorn is releasing it near the end of the year.

Watch for it, folks.....for anyone who loves history, it will be worth the wait.

If you loved Poldark, etc, this will be a great addition to your collection.


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