Oliver Cromwell (* 25. April 1599 in Huntingdon ; † 3. September 1658 in Westminster ) war während der kurzen republikanischen Periode der englischen Geschichte Lordprotektor von England , Schottland und Irland .
Since Oliver Cromwell's death as Lord Protector in 1658 his life, ambitions, motives and actions have been the subject of scholarly investigation and intense, often vitriolic, debate. Whatever position is taken on Cromwell, "Chief of Men"; or "Brave Bad Man", his importance as a key figure in one of the most troubled periods of British history is unassailable.
Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector and ruler of the English Commonwealth after the defeat and beheading of King Charles I during the English Civil War, died on 3 September 1658 of natural causes and was given a public funeral at Westminster Abbey equal to those of the monarchs who came before him.
23/09/2022 · A rare letter written by Oliver Cromwell in 1648 will be sold at an online auction in Edinburgh. In the letter, Cromwell discusses intimate family affairs such as his son’s marriage and the fate of his two younger daughters. The document will be sold by auction house Lyon & Turnbull on Wednesday ...
Thomas Cromwell, primo conte di Essex (Putney, 1485 circa – Tower Hill, 28 luglio 1540), è stato un politico inglese. Servì come primo ministro di re Enrico VIII dal 1532 al 1540. Il Lord Protettore d'Inghilterra, Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658), discendeva dalla sorella di Thomas, Catherine Cromwell.
Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie-Mellon University, James Cromwell is the son of film director John Cromwell and actress Kay Johnson. He studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon, and went into the theatre (like his parents) doing everything from Shakespeare to experimental plays.