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Oliver Cromwell’s remarkable rise to power

Ronald Hutton discusses Oliver Cromwell’s early life and career, exploring the brilliance and cruelty of the future Lord Protector

Published: August 2, 2021 at 3:40 pm
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Historian Ronald Hutton discusses Oliver Cromwell’s early life and career, exploring the brilliance and cruelty of the future Lord Protector and explaining how he rose from obscurity to become one of the dominant figures of the age.

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Ronald Hutton is the author of The Making of Oliver Cromwell (Yale, due to be published 10 August)

Authors

Professor Ronald HuttonSenior Professor of History at the University of Bristol

Professor Ronald Hutton is the senior Professor of History at the University of Bristol, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the Society of Antiquaries, the Learned Society of Wales, and the British Academy.

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