England, My England

with links to Synopsis and Cast Listthe music used in the film, plus CD notes by Michael WhiteHistorical background - plus chronological timelineComing soon - Biographies of all the main charactersContemporary quotes on people and events in the filmSets and Locations - links to sites used in filmPlease sign my guestbookSources, links and credits


Historical background, pertinent to England, My England

A chronological  Timeline - from the commencement of the
English Civil War, until the death of Henry Purcell.


 The Succession -  the problems and unrest facing
the country due to the need for a secure hereditary line.


Coming Soon

 Religious Unrest - religious conflict and suspicion created problems
for the State in numerous ways.  The question of toleration
and popular unrest were major issues throughout
the seventeenth-century.


 Parliament versus the Crown - more information on the
conflict and struggle for power - the need to strike a balance
between democracy and an absolute monarchy.


A history of  Theatre - the Commonwealth and the Restoration,
the first actresses on the English stage, and London
theatre in the days of the angry young men.

See also:  Biographies

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