A look at Oliver Cromwell, a divisive but significant figure in British history. We consider what made him so unpopular, his achievements in government and on the battlefield, his early life and his grisly afterlife.
What You’ll Hear
- 0:53: Cromwell’s early life
- 1:23: The start of his political career
- 2:05: Cromwell as army commander
- 3:06: The Lord Protector
- 3:48: Why Cromwell was unpopular
- 4:16: Cromwell’s death mask & afterlife