Oliver Cromwell

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The Local
A summer of change; a summer of beautyis you’re thing, you’ll be interested in the new signing by Manchester United.
A summer of change; a summer of beauty
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
is you’re thing, you’ll be interested in the new signing by Manchester United. We have had an Ambassador here since 1535. Oliver Cromwell signed a treaty with Sweden in 1654. When our Queen, whose 90th birthday we have just celebrated, came to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Christian Arrogance On Displayof others. For deeper comparative analysis, I believe students should be requi
Christian Arrogance On Display
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 hours ago
of others. For deeper comparative analysis, I believe students should be required to examine the life and times of Oliver Cromwell, and read Howard Zinn's "A Peoples History of the United States" and Helen Ellerbe's "The Dark Side of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Christian Arrogance On Displayof others. For deeper comparative analysis, I believe students should be requi
Christian Arrogance On Display
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
of others. For deeper comparative analysis, I believe students should be required to examine the life and times of Oliver Cromwell, and read Howard Zinn's "A Peoples History of the United States" and Helen Ellerbe's "The Dark Side of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$4 million - English mansion or Otahuhu demo?leave you with $500,000 left over to pay for a fancy ride-on lawnmower. Photo /
$4 million - English mansion or Otahuhu demo?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
leave you with $500,000 left over to pay for a fancy ride-on lawnmower. Photo / Trade Me An historic British mansion where Oliver Cromwell once stayed or a run-down Otahuhu property with a house requiring demolition - what would cost the most? A... Read more
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Londonist
Do London's Horse Statues Follow A Hidden Code?not a reliable system for reading the fate of any particular rider. One final
Do London's Horse Statues Follow A Hidden Code?
Londonist / Posted 7 days ago
not a reliable system for reading the fate of any particular rider. One final monument worth considering is the statue of Oliver Cromwell, leader of the country during our brief experiment with republicanism in the 1650s. His likeness stands... Read more
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birminghammail
These are the most ridiculous laws ever enforced in the UKbow. 18) You cannot import potatoes you “suspect to be Polish”. 19) It was il
These are the most ridiculous laws ever enforced in the UK
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
bow. 18) You cannot import potatoes you “suspect to be Polish”. 19) It was illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas day, thanks to Oliver Cromwell, but we think you’d get away with it. 20) It is illegal to sew the royal coat of arms onto a bed qui... Read more
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The Courier
The ire of the IrishIreland. M.A.D.E director Jane Smith said the Lalor family had been “fighting
The ire of the Irish
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Ireland. M.A.D.E director Jane Smith said the Lalor family had been “fighting injustice” since the time of English leader Oliver Cromwell. “James Fintan Lalor was very important in leading the young Irish movement back in the 1840s. The... Read more
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J Weekly
lettersof hating Jews. In 1189-1190, Jews in York, England, were massacred. In 1290, K
letters
J Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
of hating Jews. In 1189-1190, Jews in York, England, were massacred. In 1290, King Edward I expelled the Jews from England. Oliver Cromwell in 1655 let them back in. So far, no major group in Britain has blamed the outcome of the June 23 referendum... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Seven offbeat days out around Britainalso as a defensive stronghold, one of the first castles in Scotland to withsta
Seven offbeat days out around Britain
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
also as a defensive stronghold, one of the first castles in Scotland to withstand cannon fire. The English army under Oliver Cromwell attacked Ravenscraig almost 200 years after it was built, although Cromwell could not win it from the Scots.... Read more
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express
FOR SALE: The house where Oliver Cromwell reportedly stayed during the English Civil War A GRAND house where historic political leader Oliver Cromwell reportedly stay
FOR SALE: The house where Oliver Cromwell reportedly stayed during the English Civil War
express / Posted 16 days ago
A GRAND house where historic political leader Oliver Cromwell reportedly stayed during the English Civil War is on the market for only the second time in 300... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Grandson of first NHS patient to marry granddaughter of the man who founded itcan work 13-hour shifts on some days and that is hugely draining on anybody. T
Grandson of first NHS patient to marry granddaughter of the man who founded it
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
can work 13-hour shifts on some days and that is hugely draining on anybody. The history-mad couple will tie the knot next June at Newburgh Priory in Coxwold, North Yorks, where the remains of Oliver Cromwell are said to be interred in... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Crazy places to stay around an hour's drive from Greater Manchesterin the 13th century, this remodeled, grade I listed building is believed to hav
Crazy places to stay around an hour's drive from Greater Manchester
Manchester Evening News / Posted 25 days ago
in the 13th century, this remodeled, grade I listed building is believed to have once played host to republican figurehead Oliver Cromwell during the battle of Nantwich, so, for those of you with a passion for history, this could be the one. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boris has REALLY upset Ewan McGregor...Frances Barber is furious with Mr Corbyn, tweeting several messages calling for
Boris has REALLY upset Ewan McGregor...
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
Frances Barber is furious with Mr Corbyn, tweeting several messages calling for him to quit. Comedian Jenny Eclair quoted Oliver Cromwell, tweeting: "1653 You have sat too long for any good you have been doing lately... Depart, I say; and let us... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ewan McGregor says the Force is still with Jeremy CorbynFrances Barber is furious with Mr Corbyn, tweeting several messages calling for
Ewan McGregor says the Force is still with Jeremy Corbyn
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
Frances Barber is furious with Mr Corbyn, tweeting several messages calling for him to quit. Comedian Jenny Eclair quoted Oliver Cromwell, tweeting: "1653 You have sat too long for any good you have been doing lately... Depart, I say; and let us... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fifth Grade Isabel Peron - From Night Club Entertainer to State President!the English Monarchy was replaced with the Commonwealth of England (1649-53) -
Fifth Grade Isabel Peron - From Night Club Entertainer to State President!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
the English Monarchy was replaced with the Commonwealth of England (1649-53) - and then the Protectorate (1653-59), under Oliver Cromwell as Lord Protector. Some analysts see Cromwell as the 'Father of British Democracy,' while others see him as a... Read more
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York Daily Record
So many lifelong learning opportunitiesand rewarding. I’ll end with two quotes that I think provide great perspective
So many lifelong learning opportunities
York Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
and rewarding. I’ll end with two quotes that I think provide great perspective on the value of continuous learning. From Oliver Cromwell, the 16th century British politician: “He who stops being better stops being good.” And from Norman Mailer,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Dunston, Whickham and Swalwell in 24 archive picturesrestoration programme. As for near-by Whickham, inventor and industrialist Lor
Dunston, Whickham and Swalwell in 24 archive pictures
chroniclelive / Posted a month ago
restoration programme. As for near-by Whickham, inventor and industrialist Lord Armstrong was schooled in the village, and Oliver Cromwell stayed in Whickham for a few days in 1648, during a march to Edinburgh. Coal mining is recorded as taking... Read more
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Irish Central
A photographer’s guide to the ancient beauty of Waterford’s Passage Eastwell-known phrase "by Hook or by Crooke" originated. Hook Head and Crooke are o
A photographer’s guide to the ancient beauty of Waterford’s Passage East
Irish Central / Posted 1 months ago
well-known phrase "by Hook or by Crooke" originated. Hook Head and Crooke are on opposite sides of Waterford Harbour and Oliver Cromwell is reputed to have said that Waterford City would fall by a landing of his army at one of those two... Read more

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