The English republic was brought down by the same forces that brought it to power.
A lack of historical knowledge is easily exploited in the fractious world of social media.
Behind the serious face of the Lord Protector lay a man with a taste for terrible puns, pillow fights and unseemly practical jokes.
Remains found at Durham University shed new light on Oliver Cromwell's victory at the Battle of Dunbar.
The attraction of the Cromwell Association lies in the lack of reverence it attaches to its subject.
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.
J.F. Battick and N.C. Klimavicz describe a parliamentary dispute over Cromwell’s statue.
Why do modern Britons still find it so hard to acknowledge their revolutionary past?
As interest in the Protector grows, the axe hangs over his former school.
During the Reformation, writes Christine King, Tudor agents demolished many venerated shrines, and made great use of the frauds and trickeries that they claimed to have detected.