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  1. Há 3 dias · Sack of Wexford. First Siege of Waterford. Dunbar. Worcester. Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658) was an English statesman, politician, and soldier, widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of the British Isles.

    • pre-1642 (militia service), 1642–1651 (civil war)
    • Robert Cromwell (father), Elizabeth Steward (mother)
  2. Há 4 dias · John Morrill, ‘The making of Oliver Cromwell’ in Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution, ed. John Morrill (London, 1990), pp. 19–48; Andrew Barclay, Electing Cromwell: The Making of a Politician (London, 2011); Simon Healy, ‘1636: the unmaking of Oliver Cromwell’, in Oliver Cromwell: New Perspectives, ed. Patrick Little (Basingstoke, 2009), pp. 20–37; David Farr, ‘Oliver ...

  3. Há 4 dias · Oliver Cromwell, for Adamson, was merely one of their lesser lackeys’. The more you get to know Gentles’ work the clearer it becomes that he is attempting to take a middle ground between the modern-day revisionist historians and an older more left-wing historiography.

  4. Há 3 dias · I am very grateful to Jason Peacey for his comprehensive and thought-provoking review of God’s Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland.His generous appraisal of the book needs no further comment from me but I welcome the opportunity to respond to his criticisms of my treatment of English attitudes and behaviour towards the Catholic Irish during the 1640s and 1650s.

  5. Há 1 dia · 🎩⚔️ Dive into a new 'History Bites' episode where we dissect the life of one of the most contentious figures in British history - Oliver Cromwell. Was he a ...

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  6. Há 3 dias · However, with Oliver Cromwell and the introduction of the more disciplined New Model Army, a group of disciplined pike men would stand its ground, which could have a devastating effect. The Royalist cavalry had a tendency to chase down individual targets after the initial charge, leaving their forces scattered and tired, whereas Cromwell's cavalry was slower but better disciplined. [11]

  7. Há 3 dias · In his study of the invasion of the Soviet Union by Nazi Germany in June of 1941, American historian John Lukacs notes that one of the most important reasons for remembering the past is the correction of misreadings of the historical record, since, as he says, “the pursuit of truth is often a struggle through a jungle of sentiments and twisted statements of “facts”.”