One of the most controversial figures in British History, Oliver Crowell entered the world as an insignificant member of the English gentry and left it as the all-powerful Lord Protector of the entirety of England, Scotland and Ireland. A radical Puritan, Cromwell believed that his meteoric rise through the ranks of the English military and parliament was an expression of God’s will.
Inside you will read about...
✓ The Early Life of Oliver Cromwell
✓ The Road to Influence
✓ The First English Civil War
✓ Cromwell the Politician
✓ Commonwealth in England, War in Ireland, and Rebellion in Scotland
✓ Cromwell, Lord Protector
✓ Cromwell’s Legacy
Proving himself on the battlefields of England’s Civil war, Cromwell signed King Charles I’s death warrant only to later become a de facto king himself, ruling the short-lived commonwealth as, what some have called a military dictatorship. Love him of loathe him, Cromwell’s life changed the political landscape of Great Britain and beyond.