Classic period drama series. The aristocratic Lacey family live 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. The family is torn apart when his eldest daughter Anne weds John Fletcher - son of a merchant family who support the forces of Cromwell. Episodes comprise: 'Outrageous Fortune', 'A Sea of Dangers', 'Ring of Fire', 'Ashes To Ashes', 'Not Peace But a Sword'.