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Oliver Cromwell

 

A CDV of Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658). The photographer is Gustav Schauer of 188 Grosse Friedrichs Strasse in Berlin Germany c1870

October 17, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 | , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Cromwell – 1656

8 August 1656, Oliver Cromwell wrote to his officers advising vigilance against external interference in upcoming elections for the

Second Protectorate Parliament and any attempt to destabilise the government. Engraving from our collection

 

The Cromwell Museum, Huntingdon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 8, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 2 Comments

Elizabeth Steward

Although not proven this could be Elizabeth Steward, mother of Oliver Cromwell

 

 

 

May 8, 2022 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , | 2 Comments

Happy Birthday Oliver Cromwell

 

Oliver Cromwell was born on 25th April 1599 in Huntingdon, and resided in St Ives between 1631 and 1636.

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Happy Christmas from Ollie

December 23, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 3 Comments

Oliver Cromwell – Yes or No Series

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Saint Ives

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Happy Birthday Oliver Cromwell

 

Oliver Cromwell was born on 25th April 1599 in Huntingdon, and resided in St Ives between 1631 and 1636.

24th April 1645 Oliver Cromwell advanced through Oxfordshire, defeating Royalist cavalry at Islip & accepting the surrender of Bletchington House;

its Royalist commander Francis Windebank was shot on his return to Oxford for dereliction of duty

April 25, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Oliver Cromwell

 

Oliver Cromwell born on 25th April 1599 in Huntingdon, and resided in St Ives between 1631 and 1636.

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