England, My England
History

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.

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Coming Soon

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

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 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.

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 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.

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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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