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Faces of Cromwell
Oliver Cromwell was a tyrant, a repressed religious bigot who murdered a king, ruthlessly ended the world's first socialist movement and had grand designs to make himself King Oliver I. Oliver Cromwell was a superb man - patriotic, a magnificent warrior and civilised with a tremendous sense of humour, a bursting conscience in matters of state and religion and personally unambitious. Which assessment even approaches the truth? Views of Oliver Cromwell vary as much today as when Parliament asked him to become King in 1657. How do modern historians view the parliamentarian who some have called the greatest Englishman? With Christopher Hill Hugh Trevor-Roper
Blair Worden , Ivan Roots and Brendan Bradshaw Photography DAVID SOUTH Film editor PAUL ASHTON
Assistant producer PIPPA HOLLOWAY Series editor ROY DAVIES Written and produced by MARGARET WINDHAM HEFFERNAN
0 FEATURE: page 4 and INFO: page 76

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Cromwell
Unknown: King Oliver I. Oliver Cromwell
Unknown: Oliver Cromwell
Unknown: Christopher Hill
Unknown: Hugh Trevor-Roper
Unknown: Blair Worden
Unknown: Ivan Roots
Unknown: Brendan Bradshaw
Editor: Paul Ashton
Producer: Pippa Holloway
Produced By: Margaret Windham Heffernan
Oliver Cromwell: Bert Parnaby
Peter Lely: Peter Pacey

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