Oliver cromwell ruled britain as lord protector he had a reputation as a harsh ruler and religious hard-liner look at the words of cromwell himself and what others have said about him for key stage 3-5 (age 11-18. Oliver cromwell (25 april 1599 - 3 september 1658) was an english military and political leader he served as lord protector of the commonwealth of england, scotland, and ireland from 1653 until his death, acting simultaneously as head of state and head of government of the new republic. Cromwell's childless and widowed maternal uncle sir thomas steward died leaving him a wealthy inheritance he was born into a middle-class family and he was a very intelligent child. Transcript of oliver cromwell: hero or villain oliver cromwell was born on the 25th april 1599 in huntingdon which is in cambridgeshire in august 1620, cromwell married elizabeth bourchier and they had nine children cromwell was elected mp for huntingdon in 1628 this was when his dislike grew to.
Oliver cromwell was an english military and political leader who overthrew the english monarchy and temporarily turned england into a republican commonwealth, and ruled england, scotland and ireland. Oliver cromwell oliver cromwell opinions of cromwell are drastically different and varied they have developed and changed over time the theories formed and created through the turbulent years succeeding his reign history level 6 cromwell essaydoc. Transcript of oliver cromwell- hero or villain oliver cromwell- hero or villain who was oliver cromwell did he deserve his reputation as a hero did he deserve his repuation as a villain conclusion we have decided that in our opinions, oliver cromwell deserved his reputation as a villain, more. Oliver cromwell (1599-1658) strongly held opinions stretch from those who label him a regicidal dictator who trampled on glorious royal traditions or a religious fanatic and a near-genocidal murderer john cromwell, oliver (1599-1658), in oxford dictionary of national. Old ironsides: oliver cromwell and the puritan revolution by william p farley on a cold january day in 1649 cromwell's character 8 despite opinions to the contrary, cromwell was a man of sincerity, tolerance, and godliness. Biography oliver cromwell cox oliver cromwell cox was born on august 25th the cause of the great depression of the 1930's puzzled oliver because the opinions of the chicago economists were unacceptable to his extremely curious mind his quest for.
Relive the story of oliver cromwell from little known mp he led a civil war against the king - and had him killed. The big question: was cromwell a revolutionary hero or a genocidal war criminal paul vallely @pvall wednesday 3 the 350th anniversary of oliver cromwell's death yesterday was marked by the publication of a new book which suggests that the lord protector's reputation should be reassessed. Oliver cromwell and opinions of him essayinterpretations of oliver cromwell have changed over time, from a mass murderer to a hero these interpretations have changed over time as a result of -certain events that affected. Posts about oliver cromwell written by anne petrie skip to content writing hythe history hythe in the seventeenth century they had not apparently had qualms about upsetting the king's cousin, but were concerned about the opinion of the committee. Any opinions, findings was oliver cromwell a hero or a villain its answer is really hard to clarify even for some scholars who have had dissimilar opinions about it and have been arguing about him for centuries.
What is the general opinion on cromwell i teach ninth grade world history and was just curious i am a 12 yr old girl and i have homework to find out wether oliver cromwell was good or bad, all the other sites don't tell me how the people liked him can u tell me what you think please. Cromwell as viewed by ireland oliver cromwell, like so many figures in irish history, is very difficult to get an objective opinion on the man is seen as a devil in human form by many even now, centuries after the events attributed to him took place. In this essay, i will explain why there are so many mixed opinions linked to oliver cromwell and my own opinion of cromwell so, we have already discovered that cromwell was loved and hated like marmite what good things did oliver cromwell do for england.
Bbc article on cromwell as a hero or villain encyclopedia entry a website all about oliver cromwell when you are analysing cromwell you must include the different interpretations of him. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by the miniatures page oliver cromwell separated king and state, the 2 most significant events in the evolution of western democracy. This site has a biography and picture of british noble oliver cromwell : oliver cromwell this site cromwell, oliver, lord protector of england born in these, forsooth, are matters of conscience and opinion: they are matters of religion what hath the magistrate.