Cromwell, Oilver, 1599-1658

Cromwell, Oilver, 1599-1658

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1559 - 1658

Biography

Oilver Cromwell was an English general and statesman who led the Parliament of England's armies against King Charles I during the English Civil War and ruled the British Isles as Lord Protector from 1653 until his death in 1658.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oliver Cromwell letter

Mss 650504
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 650504
Date(s): 1650-09-04
Scope and Contents

One-page letter from Oliver Cromwell from Dunbar to Richard Major of Huntley reporting Cromwell's victory over the Scots at Dunbar. In a postscript Cromwell sends greetings to his daughter-in-law and "her little brat."