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    Disliked until the beginning of the 19th century, admired ever since, historians have tried for centuries to understand the ruler of the only Republic of England. Either seen as a dictator or an admirable leader, Oliver Cromwell is certainly a controversial figure. His use of military force is quite opposed to his ideology of religion toleration. And indeed, faith was a very important matter in Cromwell’s political life. We might wonder if his time at the head of the Commonwealth was crowned with success despite the difficult transition to democracy. But first we need to define what success means: popularity among his people and his government, the application of laws he has established, being respected abroad, but most importantly success…

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    To what extend was Oliver Cromwell successful in the battle of Naseby in 1645 Oliver Cromwell was an English soldier and also statesman that was born in April 25, 1599 in Huntingdon, United Kingdom and died in September 3, 1658 in London. This important English man was elected to be parliament, which is the legislature of Great Britain two different years, 1628 at the age of 29 and 1640 at the age of 41. Two years after, in 1642 he helped organize armed forces right after when the civil war…

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    Volume II: Since 1500” I found out that Oliver Cromwell was a strong leader with also strong religious beliefs. He was also mentioned to have been a Puritan who formed the New model Army and defeated the forces supporting King Charles the first, thus ending the first phase of the Civil war with his capture. Even after all of Cromwell’s victories and the new model army, which was made mostly of serious Patrons known as the Independents, who were fighting and going into battle for only there Lord…

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    The failures of Oliver Cromwell brought a relapse of the Stuart dynasty, of what he had once tried to eliminate. Even though he ended the rule of Charles I of England, in the end his strict governing led to the rebellion of the English people against him. This led to Charles II, Charles I’s son, to rule, in a way, relapsing his father’s rule. Oliver Cromwell’s main purpose of the disposal of the king Charles I was he was ruling England as a absolutist; although, that is what Oliver Cromwell…

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    Have you ever wondered why England is no longer Complete Monarchy? Imagine some of the bad choices that could’ve been made if England was ruled completely by a monarch. Thanks to a hero we know as Oliver Cromwell, those possibilities have been avoided. Born on April 25, 1599, Oliver Cromwell was one of the most influential Englishmen of history who changed the face of the Earth. Cromwell’s father was Robert Cromwell (Birth Age Unknown - 1617), and his mother was Elizabeth Cromwell (1564 -…

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    the life of an ordinary country gentlemen, Oliver Cromwell. The English Civil War started in 1642 and ended in 1651. During those nine years, Oliver Cromwell rose in rank to the position of Protectorate because of his relationship with his capable troops and military skill in battle. While historians debate his role, Oliver Cromwell was an effective leader in trying to create a better England. Before the English Civil War of 1642 began, the king of Great Britain and Ireland was Charles I.…

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    Cromwell: The Napoleon of his Age: Daniel Markovits Oliver Cromwell was an exceptional man. He killed a king, played a pivotal role in the English revolution and ruled England for a decade. As a result, many view him as being unique in the modern age. In fact, when searching for a comparison historians range as far afield as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Mickelthwait, 300, 2009) and Julius Caesar (Sharpe, 21, 2010). However, a parallel to Cromwell can be found right across the English Channel:…

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    home of a widow by the name of Lady Mary Vere, whose family held to Puritan practices, until I was offered the position of pastor and lecturer at St. Stephen’s in London. My service there started in 1646 and it lasted nearly 16 years. Not too shabby, if I may say so myself! Shortly after beginning pastoral work at St. Stephen’s, I met Abigail Beadle, who I would later marry in 1647. Over the next thirteen years, we would have seven children, but alas, four of them died while they were still…

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    The legend of Oliver Cromwell is shrouded in mystery; however, there is some certainty in the story. He made his mark during the turbulent English Civil War– the bloody conflict between Parliamentarians and Monarchists in the seventeenth century that started after the execution of King Charles I. Soon thereafter, Cromwell took the lead on the side of the Parliament, and help secure victory. He assumed the title “Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland” and became the new monarch of…

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    Charles II (1630-1685) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland between 1660 and 1685. He was the son of the executed king Charles I. Charles I lost the second civil war, between the ‘royals’ and the long parliament. The leader of the parliament, in the civil war, was Oliver Cromwell. So, he came in power short after the execution of Charles the I. Cromwell dismantled the pulicchurch and he chose a strict and sober new course. For example, theathers were forbidden and adultery was punishable by…

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