The Crises of the Seventeenth Century

“How the Little Ice Age Changed the World,” The New Yorker

John Lanchester writes for the New Yorker, exploring how the Little Ice Age shaped the modern world.

The Divine Right of Kings

Lecturer Tom Richey provides an overview of the Divine Right of Kings, the political and religious doctrine that kings derive their authority from God.

“Choosing Sides in the English Civil War”, BBC

Dr. Stoyle discusses the multiple drivers of the English Civil War, including the personality of Charles I.