By the Sword Divided is a fascinating portrayal of a noble family torn apart during a civil war that divided loyalists in support of King Charles I and parliamentarians supporting Cromwell. This lavish DVD presentation includes the entire Series Two, all ten feature-length episodes on four discs.
Following the death of Sir Martin Lacey, Arnescote Castle is now the home of Parliamentarian John Fletcher and his wife Anne, Sir Martin Lacey's daughter. King Charles, following defeat at the Battle of Worcester, seeks sanctuary at Arnescote, and is helped to disguise himself by the servants before fleeing into exile.John Fletcher leaves for London while Anne remains with their son, Martin at Arnsecote. As she admits her true feelings for General Horton they declare their love. Her brother Tom is furious and seeks revenge on Horton in a bloody swordfi ght. Cromwell's rule ends and Charles II is restored as King - but what will this mean to all at Arnescote Castle?
Episodes include: Conflicts, Cruel Necessity, Cromwell at Arnescote, Witch Hunt, Escape, Fateful Days, Forlorn Hope, The Mailed Fist, Retribution and Restoration
Acclaimed BBC historical drama series