Oliver Cromwell

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English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)

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Oliver Cromwell about to leave Liverpool Lime Street
Jan Steen, along with Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, and many others who populated the local guilds, brilliantly chronicled the emergence of the distinct civilization that Oliver Cromwell said preferred "gain to Godliness" (3).
It should also be noted, however, that the work on the "invention of race" in Lively's book does not (and is not intended to) replace the more thorough histories of race as an intellectual concept (like Thomas Gossett's Race: The History of an Idea in America) or a material set of political practices (like Oliver Cromwell Cox's older but still insufficiently-appreciated Marxist text Caste, Class, and Race).
Sharpe goes on to argue that the republic, in contrast, failed to find its own mode of representation; images of kingship remained culturally dominant even during the republic, and came to the political foreground with the installation of Oliver Cromwell as Lord Protector, a king in all but name well before the actual restoration of monarchy in 1660.
PETER HEDGER and Tom Dascombe enjoyed a welcome change of luck when Oliver Cromwell bounced back to form to win the racingpost.
THE wreck of an ancient ship sent by Oliver Cromwell to conquer the Scots is thought to have been discovered in seas off the island of Mull.
At considerable personal and financial risk, Williams sojourned in London (there in fellowship with prominent friends, too, such as Oliver Cromwell and John Milton) while negotiating the Rhode Island Charter; but after twelve years, John Clarke got the charter in 1663 from Charles II, a king most unlikely to approve a civil state and support religious liberty
AN English Catholic Priest is to boycott celebrations of the 400th anniversary of Oliver Cromwell because of the historical figure's exploits in Ireland.
Standing out are Mimi Edwards and Tom Jude, who work their way through a series of larger than life characters - including Henry VIII and fifth wife Catherine Howard and Oliver Cromwell and wife Elizabeth - with fantastic energy and comic timing.
1649: Oliver Cromwell abolished the office of King and declared England a Commonwealth.
The locomotives will be A4 class streamliner No 60009 Union of South Africa, Britannia class No 70013 Oliver Cromwell and, returning after heavy overhaul, Princess Coronation class No 46223 Duchess of Sutherland.
1653: Oliver Cromwell made himself Lord Protector, becoming an uncrowned king for the next four years.
Britannia class No 70013 Oliver Cromwell was used on BR's last passenger train, the infamous "Fifteen Guinea Special" which ran from Liverpool to Carlisle, in August, 1968.
Therefore, unless the newspapers refrain from their obsessions (such as wasting an entire forest of supplements concerning the Royal Family), I think that it is perfectly reasonable that the majority of people who support the introduction of a republic, which Oliver Cromwell did in the 1650s, have their views reflected within the media.
A PAIR of boots believed to have belonged to Oliver Cromwell were auctioned for nearly pounds 5,000 yesterday.