By the Sword Divided

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.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC One (1983 - 1985)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:30 (50 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama War History
Episodes ordered: 10 episodes
Created by: John Hawkesworth

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Episode 2x10; Mar 10, 1985

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x10: RestorationMar 10, 1985
2x09: RetributionMar 3, 1985
2x08: The Mailed FistFeb 24, 1985
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