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Cromwell or the Undertaker?


A eerie image of Oliver Cromwell in front of the Sturgeon Moon in Saint Ives, last night,

I can’t help thinking that it’s really The Undertaker getting ready for his next “Hell in a Cell” contest.

Alan Bennett

August 12, 2022 - Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , ,


  1. It seems that Oliver Cromwell is being rehabilitated in Huntingdon seeing at the new street furniture. He was once considered a pariah by the town, so St Ives has his statue. Huntingdon didn’t want it when it was offered to them.

    Comment by fenlandphil | August 12, 2022 | Reply

    • So I believe, it’s interesting that the St Ives Facebook page frequently has pictures of Ollie. I bought “Olive Cromwell and the rule of the Puritans in England” a few years ago from an antiques and collectors fair, I’ll have to start reading it one day.

      Comment by summertime75 | August 13, 2022 | Reply

      • Cromwell, our chief of men, by Antonia Fraser is a good read.

        Comment by fenlandphil | August 13, 2022

      • I’ll take a look, thank you

        Comment by summertime75 | August 13, 2022

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