By the Sword Divided

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By the Sword Divided

english civil war 17th century king charles i oliver cromwell

By the Sword Divided

First Air Date: October 16, 1983

First Aired on    :   1983
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   John Hawkesworth
Networks    :   BBC One
Genres    :   Drama
Seasons/Episodes    :   20 episodes in 2 Seasons

This classic period drama series follows the fortunes of the aristocratic Lacey family, living peacefully in Arnescote Castle until the onset of the English Civil War in 1640. Sir Martin Lacey, the head of the family, is steadfastly loyal to the King. However the family is torn apart when his eldest daughter Anne weds John Fletcher - son of a merchant family who support the forces of Cromwell.


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Seasons

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Season 2 (1985)

10 episodes


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Season 1 (1983)

10 episodes




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