Oliver Cromwell: A Profile of the Lord Protector — “ Oliver realised he must act...”

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

Cromwell. Image: nam.ac.uk

And in the House of Commons, on the 25th November, 1644, the day after Milton’s polemic, Oliver Cromwell “…set forth mercilessly…” all of Manchester’s short comings: his delays and hesitations, with “…these mistakes…due not to accident or to mere…

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