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Life in Cromwell’s Britain

Anna Keay explores the dramatic decade between the execution of Charles I in 1649 and the restoration of the monarchy in 1660

Published: March 30, 2022 at 12:43 pm
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Anna Keay introduces Spencer Mizen to the dramatic decade between the execution of Charles I in 1649 and the restoration of the monarchy in 1660. She reveals what life was like under Oliver Cromwell, as Britain embarked on its experiment with republicanism.

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Anna Keay is the author of The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown (William Collins, 2022)

Authors

Spencer MizenProduction Editor, BBC History Magazine

Spencer is production editor of BBC History Magazine

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