Oliver Cromwell

Cake News

A lack of historical knowledge is easily exploited in the fractious world of social media.

Skeleton Army

Remains found at Durham University shed new light on Oliver Cromwell's victory at the Battle of Dunbar.

What was at stake in the Putney Debates?

The arguments that took place in the village of Putney among the officers and soldiers of the New Model Army revealed fundamental divisions within the parliamentary forces.

Reluctant Regicides

Why do modern Britons still find it so hard to acknowledge their revolutionary past?