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50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life of Oliver Cromwell. In 1642, the established order in England was overturned when Parliament raised an army against King Charles I. The charismatic military and political leader Oliver Cromwell rose to prominence in the ensuing civil war, and took power once the conflict was over. This Puritanical ruler united the British Isles and increased British influence overseas, but his strict and often brutally repressive actions mean that he continues to divide opinion even today.
In just 50 minutes you will:
oDiscover the reasons for the disagreements between King Charles I and his Parliament
oFind out about the decisive role Cromwell played during English Civil War
oEvaluate his leadership during the Commonwealth and Protectorate, and the legacy he left behind
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