Oliver Cromwell

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Daily Mirror
In the year of celeb deaths, we reveal the deadliest times to have been alivepeace was restored when, in 1649, Charles was beheaded and Parliament reigned.
In the year of celeb deaths, we reveal the deadliest times to have been alive
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
peace was restored when, in 1649, Charles was beheaded and Parliament reigned. Unfortunately, the Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell, was something of a party pooper and banned horse racing, football, pubs and even Christmas, leaving people... Read more
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Billboard
Morrissey Addresses Police Brutality, Factory Farming (But Not the Election) at Brooklyn Show: Recap“Irish Blood, English Heart,” arguably his last truly great song. With referen
Morrissey Addresses Police Brutality, Factory Farming (But Not the Election) at Brooklyn Show: Recap
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
“Irish Blood, English Heart,” arguably his last truly great song. With references to both modern British politics and Oliver Cromwell -- a guy who would’ve really had the pundits going in the 17th century -- ”Irish Blood” will always be a... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Weekdays: Ambulance technician. Weekends: Phil’s often a Tudor gentlemancivil war, King Charles I was beheaded at Whitehall in 1649 – the only reigning
Weekdays: Ambulance technician. Weekends: Phil’s often a Tudor gentleman
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
civil war, King Charles I was beheaded at Whitehall in 1649 – the only reigning English monarch to be tried and executed * Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth, later moved into Whitehall Palace and made it the nerve-centre of his... Read more
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express
Liam Byrne: 'Trading our way to glory'in Virginia and Bermuda – the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Tempest – where he
Liam Byrne: 'Trading our way to glory'
express / Posted 2 days ago
in Virginia and Bermuda – the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Tempest – where he became a tobacco baron. A good friend to Oliver Cromwell, his experience helped inspire the capture of Jamaica, creating the foundation of the British empire. Rich... Read more
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The Irish Times
Alan Moore: V was for Vendetta. Now E is for Epicto the mundane. We encounter scores of characters, from medieval pilgrims and
Alan Moore: V was for Vendetta. Now E is for Epic
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
to the mundane. We encounter scores of characters, from medieval pilgrims and angelic apparitions to characters such as Oliver Cromwell, Dusty Springfield and, in one bravura chapter, James Joyce’s daughter Lucia, who spent the last 30 years of... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Local lawmakers: Honoring Father of the American Navy and moredigitize historical land indentures and real estate documents, including wills
Local lawmakers: Honoring Father of the American Navy and more
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
digitize historical land indentures and real estate documents, including wills and land deeds issued under King James I, Oliver Cromwell, King George I, and King George II. "The Staten Island Museum, which last year opened its new location at... Read more
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birminghammail
BBC Question Time LIVE: Political debate show comes to Birminghamhe is one of the most entertaining speakers on the Commons backbenches, quoting
BBC Question Time LIVE: Political debate show comes to Birmingham
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
he is one of the most entertaining speakers on the Commons backbenches, quoting historical figures from Disraeli to Oliver Cromwell to Cicero. Jacob Rees-Mogg speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
New exhibition highlights Bedlam's theatre of madnesswas Mary Frith, AKA pickpocket Moll Cutpurse, and a giant known only as Daniel,
New exhibition highlights Bedlam's theatre of madness
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
was Mary Frith, AKA pickpocket Moll Cutpurse, and a giant known only as Daniel, who towered 7ft 6in, had been a porter to Oliver Cromwell and was a ­clairvoyant who predicted the Great Fire of London and the Great Plague.The Wellcome Collection... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
21 fascinating islands on the Thamesincoming tide. Known as Strand Ayt until the English Civil War, this island’s
21 fascinating islands on the Thames
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
incoming tide. Known as Strand Ayt until the English Civil War, this island’s current name was inspired by the myth that Oliver Cromwell took refuge there. A secret tunnel supposedly linked the island to the Bull’s Head pub in Chiswick. A... Read more
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The Washington Times
TRAVEL: London sites to see in two daysCharles Darwin, Isaac Newton and Geoffrey Chaucer all call the Abbey their fina
TRAVEL: London sites to see in two days
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton and Geoffrey Chaucer all call the Abbey their final place of rest, joined by politicians like Oliver Cromwell. As fate has it, an Anglican mass is underway today. The usher hands me a leaflet but says it must be... Read more
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Hunts Post
New beginning for historic Cromwell Museum after handover ceremony 07:49 13 September 2016 A museum dedicated to life of Oliver Cromwell has of
New beginning for historic Cromwell Museum after handover ceremony
Hunts Post / Posted 15 days ago
07:49 13 September 2016 A museum dedicated to life of Oliver Cromwell has officially been handed over to a new trust and Huntingdon Town Council. A celebratory event marking his... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Beekeeping In Irelandby underground drainage systems studded with caves and sinkholes. In 1651 a Br
Beekeeping In Ireland
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 15 days ago
by underground drainage systems studded with caves and sinkholes. In 1651 a British Army officer serving under Oliver Cromwell remarked, “Of this barony it is said that it is a country where there is not water enough to drown a man,... Read more
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Northern Echo
Barnard Castle's oldest house where Oliver Cromwell once dined is on market for £500,000and a passageway is believed to lead to either Eggleston Abbey or the town’s ca
Barnard Castle's oldest house where Oliver Cromwell once dined is on market for £500,000
Northern Echo / Posted 19 days ago
and a passageway is believed to lead to either Eggleston Abbey or the town’s castle. It was then in 1648 that General Oliver Cromwell held a council and dined at the house while on his way to Richmond. The house takes its current name from... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How the Great Fire of London unfolded 350 years ago, hour by hourand news cannot get in or out of London except by messenger. The fire also dest
How the Great Fire of London unfolded 350 years ago, hour by hour
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
and news cannot get in or out of London except by messenger. The fire also destroys a covert royal apparatus inherited from Oliver Cromwell for secretly opening, reading, and resealing letters. Through the night people continue to flee the fire’s... Read more
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The Columbian
Fall the season for year’s best book offeringssays of “Jerusalem,” a 1,266-page words-only union of science and fantasy that
Fall the season for year’s best book offerings
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
says of “Jerusalem,” a 1,266-page words-only union of science and fantasy that references everyone from Albert Einstein to Oliver Cromwell. Moore worked a decade on his all-encompassing tale, set in his native Northampton, England. “This is the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
This pub's landlord says it has 14 ghosts haunting itmy darts players saw him and it scared him half to death.” The pub, which date
This pub's landlord says it has 14 ghosts haunting it
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
my darts players saw him and it scared him half to death.” The pub, which dates back to 1525, is believed to have once had Oliver Cromwell as a guest, has a Jacobean staircase and priest holes that served as hiding places for Catholic priests. The... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 3, 2016the red planet's surface. In 1189, England's King Richard I (the Lion-Hearted)
This day in history, Sept. 3, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
the red planet's surface. In 1189, England's King Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) was crowned in Westminster Abbey. In 1658, Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector of England, died in London; he was succeeded by his son, Richard. In 1783,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 3American Revolution's Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the flag of the United States i
September 3
KTXS Abilene / Posted 25 days ago
American Revolution's Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time. 1658: Oliver Cromwell, the English soldier and statesman who led parliamentary forces in the English Civil Wars, dies at age 59 in... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 3American Revolution's Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the flag of the United States i
September 3
KECI Missoula / Posted 25 days ago
American Revolution's Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time. 1658: Oliver Cromwell, the English soldier and statesman who led parliamentary forces in the English Civil Wars, dies at age 59 in... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 3American Revolution's Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the flag of the United States i
September 3
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 25 days ago
American Revolution's Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time. 1658: Oliver Cromwell, the English soldier and statesman who led parliamentary forces in the English Civil Wars, dies at age 59 in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 3American Revolution's Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the flag of the United States i
September 3
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 25 days ago
American Revolution's Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time. 1658: Oliver Cromwell, the English soldier and statesman who led parliamentary forces in the English Civil Wars, dies at age 59 in... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in Historysurface. On this date: In 1189, England's King Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) w
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 25 days ago
surface. On this date: In 1189, England's King Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) was crowned in Westminster Abbey. In 1658, Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector of England, died in London; he was succeeded by his son, Richard. In 1783,... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacsurface. On this date: In 1189, England's King Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) w
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
surface. On this date: In 1189, England's King Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) was crowned in Westminster Abbey. In 1658, Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector of England, died in London; he was succeeded by his son, Richard. In 1783,... Read more
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Daily Star
Haunted by 14 spirits! Pub landlord 'threatened by ghoul'also have a small boy who plays hide and seek with Mia. One of my darts players
Haunted by 14 spirits! Pub landlord 'threatened by ghoul'
Daily Star / Posted 26 days ago
also have a small boy who plays hide and seek with Mia. One of my darts players saw him and it scared him half to death." Oliver Cromwell was once a guest at the pub which dates back to 1525 and boasts a Jacobean staircase and holes that served as... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Deep Power Of JoyJews had been exiled from England in 1290 but in 1656, following an intercessio
The Deep Power Of Joy
The Jewish Press / Posted 26 days ago
Jews had been exiled from England in 1290 but in 1656, following an intercession by Rabbi Menasseh ben Israel of Amsterdam, Oliver Cromwell concluded that there was in fact no legal barrier to Jews living there. So for the first time since the... Read more
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Orange County Register
A 600-old money pit in the Scottish Highlandshistory, been invaded, attacked and demolished by rival clans loyal to Scottish
A 600-old money pit in the Scottish Highlands
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
history, been invaded, attacked and demolished by rival clans loyal to Scottish kings or by troops fighting on behalf of Oliver Cromwell, the anti-monarchist revolutionary. At one point, the castle’s dungeon held Spanish prisoners after a failed... Read more
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Market Watch
The biggest problem with the EU’s tax attack on Applethe fight for Irish independence a century or so ago, must be spinning in their
The biggest problem with the EU’s tax attack on Apple
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
the fight for Irish independence a century or so ago, must be spinning in their graves. At least this time no one can blame Oliver Cromwell or William of Orange. This sort of nonsense is how lots of otherwise sensible Brits voted for Brexit in June... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Fall book preview A rich season FOR FICTIONsays of “Jerusalem,” a 1,266 page words-only union of science and fantasy that
Fall book preview A rich season FOR FICTION
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 30 days ago
says of “Jerusalem,” a 1,266 page words-only union of science and fantasy that references everyone from Albert Einstein to Oliver Cromwell. Moore worked a decade on his all-encompassing tale, set in his native Northampton, England. “This is the... Read more
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Londonist
Exploring Historical London By Busyears old, and Benedictine monks first came to the site in the middle of the te
Exploring Historical London By Bus
Londonist / Posted 1 months ago
years old, and Benedictine monks first came to the site in the middle of the tenth century. Seventeen monarchs are buried here, as well as 3,300 others buried or commemorated here including Oliver Cromwell, Sir Isaac Newton and Char... Read more

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