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.
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
Jeremy taylor - (1613 - 13 August 1667) was a clergyman in the Church of England who achieved fame as an author during The Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell. He is sometimes known as the "Shakespeare of Divines" for his poetic style of expression and was often presented as a model of prose writing.
pamphlet was published attributing magical powers to Boy, the famous war poodle of the Royalist Cavalier Prince Rupert of the Rhine. The crowded title page notes that the fearsome canine was only felled thanks to the counter-acting magical powers of a "Valiant Souldier, who had skill in Necromancy":
interesting historical note: On the Orders of Charles II, Oliver Cromwell's body was exhumed from Westminster Abbey and put on trail for treason and regicide, naturally he was found guilty and his remains were symbolically hanged at the Tyburn gallows. Afterwards his head was stuck on a 20 foot pole above Westminster Hall, where it remained until it was lost in a storm in 1685
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.)
In late 1640 Charles I had faced a political élite which was almost wholly united against him. In late 1641 this was no longer the case. By this time a split had emerged in Parliament - and, still more dangerously, in the country at large - between those who wished for further reform, and those who felt that the recent changes had gone quite far enough. Friction was particularly apparent between religious conservatives, men and women who were happy with the Church of England as it had been…