Oliver Cromwell

The Chosen Peoples

Oliver Cromwell’s desire to bring about the readmission of Jews to England was met with prejudice and opposition. But he succeeded, with help from powerful friends.

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.