Oliver Cromwell: A Profile of the Lord Protector — Oliver becomes an MP, and Charles I demands money

Seen through the pages of John Buchan’s biography of The Lord Protector

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On the 23rd of January, 1628, Oliver Cromwell was returned as an MP, to represent the Borough of Huntingdon.

When Cromwell took his seat in the Commons, England was at war with France, with Charles…

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