Tuesday, 20 December 2011
Alison Stuart commented on What do we really know about Oliver Cromwell by Professor John Morrill? The First Barry Coward Memorial
Thank you for posting this fascinating review of Morrill's work. I look forward to his conclusion. It is hard to separate fact from fiction after so many centuries and there are elements of Cromwell that strike at a contradictory personality.
The account above recalls the wholesale slaughter of the "Irish" women after the battle of Naseby. Keep us posted