Oliver Cromwell

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Oliver Cromwell
Oliver Cromwell by Samuel Cooper.jpg
A 1656 Samuel Cooper portrait o Cromwell
1st Laird Protector o the Commonweelth o Ingland, Scotland an Ireland
In office
16 December 1653 – 3 September 1658
Precedit bi Cooncil o State
Succeedit bi Richard Cromwell
Member o Pairlament
for Cambridge
In office
1640–1649
Monarch Charles I
Member o Pairlament
for Huntingdon
In office
1628–1629
Monarch Charles I
Personal details
Born 25 Apryle 1599(1599-04-25)
Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Ingland
Dee'd 3 September 1658(1658-09-03) (aged 59)
Whitehall, Lunnon, Ingland
Restin place Tyburn, Lunnon
Naitionality Inglis
Spoose(s) Elizabeth Bourchier
Relations
  • Robert Cromwell (faither)
  • Elizabeth Steward (mither)
Bairns
Alma mater Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Thrift Farmer, pairlamentarian, militar commander
Religion Puritan (Independent)
Signatur
Militar service
Nickname(s) Old Ironsides (Scots: Auld Airnsides)
Allegiance Roondheid
Service/branch Eastren Association (1643–1645); New Model Airmy (1645–1646)
Years o service 1643–51
Rank Colonel (1643 – bef. 1644); Lieutenant-General o Horse (bef. 1644–45); Lieutenant-General o Cavalry (1645–46)
Commands Cambridgeshire Ironsides (1643 – bef. 1644); Eastren Association (bef. 1644–45); New Model Airmy (1645–46)
Battles/wars

Inglis Ceevil War:

Gainsborough; Marston Moor; Newbury II; Naseby; Langport; Preston; Dunbar; Worcester

Oliver Cromwell (25 Aprile 1599 – 3 September 1658)[lower-alpha 1] wis an Inglis militar an poleetical leader an later Laird Protector o the Commonweel o Ingland, Scotland an Ireland.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. These dates are accordin tae the Julian calendar in force in Ingland during Cromwell's lifetime. The Gregorian calendar coonterparts are: 5 May 1599 – 13 September 1658 (see Auld Style an New Style dates).