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Charles I executed

Duration: 01:32

After refusing to recognise the legitimacy of the court during his trial, Charles is found guilty of treason and executed. In Scotland his son is declared Charles II, King of Scots.

Available since: Wed 4 Nov 2009

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A History of Scotland Series 2, God's Chosen People

1/5 The story of the National Covenant of 1638 - a document that led to the Civil War.

First broadcast: 08 Nov 2009

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