Oliver Cromwell and the Long Parliament (Original) Description: Who Said...? "What shall we do with this bauble? There, take it away!" Oliver Cromwell in the House of Commons in 1653. Cromwell symbolically dissolves The Long Parliament by removing the Mace, the symbol of Parliamentary power. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 284 (24 June 1967).
Suffragette, Britain 1900s. Women of Britain & the democratic world, never waste your right to vote. These women fought, died and starved for a right we now take for granted. It doesn't matter who you vote for, vote because you can. It's a right still denied to millions of women around the world.
An English civil war Roundhead by John Pettie. Roundhead" was the name given to the supporters of the Parliament during the English Civil War. Also known as Parliamentarians, they fought against King Charles I and his supporters, the Cavaliers (Royalists), who claimed absolute power and the divine right of kings. The goal of the Roundhead party was to give the Parliament supreme control over executive administration.
Oliver Cromwell's house in Woostock Oxfordshire, England. Built in 1640, originally an inn it encompassed, 26-30 High Street. It is rumoured that this is where Oliver Cromwell stayed during the siege of Woodstock Manor, thought there is no written record of this
Sir Arthur Haselrig, 2nd Baronet (1601 – 7 January 1661) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1640 and 1659. He was one of the five members of Parliament whom King Charles I tried to arrest in 1642
When Oliver Cromwell beheaded Charles I the Royalists went underground to wait for a time when they could restore royal power. This ring worn by a royalist who would have worn this portrait of Charles I turned down, the skull on the underside was a symbol of the King's death
Christian(a) (nee Bruce). Countess of Devonshire, 27, wife of Wm. Cavendish,2nd Earl, with her 5-yr-old daughter Anne (later Lady Rich) & pregnant with her son Charles, who died fighting on the Royalist side. 1619 By Paul von Somers (Lady Rich's son Robert,however, married a daughter of Oliver Cromwell.)
Henry Marten (1602 – 9 September 1680) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1640 and 1653. He was an ardent republican and a regicide of King Charles I of England.