After six months of military action in the first English civil war, Parliament and King Charles I made an attempt to broach the subject of a peace settlements, with talks at the Royalist stronghold of Oxford. However, after a month and a half of talks, they broke down completely on 14th April, and the war was eventually to continue for four more years.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.