The Lost of King Charles in English Civil War

The Reason why Charles I Lost The Civil War

The English Civil War was a fighting/conflict between Parliamentarians (Roundheads) and Royalists (Charles I/ Cavaliers). At the end of the Civil war Charles I was executed at Whitehall place, London. Despite than no one will run the country, Charles II (the son of Charles I) immediately replaced his father role of being the king of England. But during the Civil War, lots of lives were taken away; It’s not just the king. Historians can’t give precise figure but they can give an approximate of the deaths, historians claim that 84 830 dead but most of the deaths were caused by the disease than a combat. Lots of battles broke out during the civil wars The United Kingdom was not a pleasant place at this moment but fortunately It came to an end, the king did mistakes and lost the war.

One of the reason why Charles I lost the war is because of economic problem. Charles was short of money, he needed money. Money was short because the nobles and landowners that was on his side didn’t give any money and once a piece of land is sold off it can’t be resold unlike the parliamentarians who had merchants and trader bringing in a steady flow of money also because of the lack of money the king couldn’t but new men and supplies so the army got smaller and less well equipped but the parliament had a organized system also they controlled the south east the richest region in the country and also the navy based in the south meant they had links to different countries for supplies. Parliamentarians had a big control/authority over London because of Charles’ mistake which is leaving at the beginning pf the civil war and was not able to control again.

The second reason why Charles lost the war is because of his army. Charles had a good army but compare to the Puritans, The puritans troop were much more disciplined. Cromwell's Model Army was not only well trained but also a well disciplined force. In 1658, when England supported...