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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).

Statue of Oliver Cromwell outside Britain's Houses of Parliament.


Oliver Cromwells House, Ely

Oliver Cromwells House, Ely

Siward: A portrait of Oliver Cromwell and his daughter, who we presume is begging him to let England celebrate Christmas again.

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)[1] 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

Cromwell at the Storming of Basing House by Ernest Crofts.

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

History Today | Richard Cromwell Resigns as Lord Protector on 22 April 1659. The monarchy was restored one year later. #50

Oliver Cromwell's house in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK

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.

Hannah Woolley (1622–c.1675) was an English writer and physician who published books on household management, cookery and medical advice.

The English Civil War has many causes but the personality of Charles I must be counted as one of the major reasons. Few people could have predicted that the civil war, that started in 1642, would have ended with the public execution of Charles. His most famous opponent in this war was Oliver Cromwell - one of the men who signed the death warrant of Charles.

William Lenthall (1591 – 9 November 1662) was an English politician of the Civil War period. He served as Speaker of the House of Commons.

In 1587, Queen Elizabeth I ordered the execution of her cousin Mary, Queen of Scots, for treason. As was the custom, a death mask was created immediately after her beheading. This, the Lennoxlove mask is small and widely accepted as the original mask since it has been in the possession of the Hamilton family for over 250 years. Further evidence includes the Hamilton family being in possession of Mary’s jewelry in addition to the mask.

Houses of Stuart and Orange 1603 - 1714