Reference Entry

Cromwell, Oliver (1599-1658), lord protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland

John Morrill

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6765

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Biographical Studies
  • History

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Family background and life to 1628 | A personal crisis, 1628-1631 | St Ives and Ely, 1631-1640 | From the private to the public man | Parliamentarian, 1640-1642 | Soldier, 1642-1644 | The creation of the New Model Army | Soldier, 1645-1646 | Shuttle diplomacy, 1646-1647 | The Putney debates | The second civil war | Cromwell and the Bible | Regicide | Cromwell in January 1649 | The Rump Parliament, 1649-1651 | Cromwell in Ireland, 1649-1650 | The final campaigns against the Scots, 1650-1651 | The Rump Parliament, 1651-1653 | The dissolution of the Rump Parliament | The nominated assembly-Barebone's Parliament | Becoming lord protector, 1653-1654 | The shape of the protectorate | The limits of protectoral authority, 1653-1658 | Aspirations as lord protector | The rule of law | King Oliver | Cromwell's death and its aftermath | Posthumous reputation | Conclusion

Reference Entry.  32895 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.