John Morrill

'A Great and Deserved Name' - Commemorating Cromwell

In this edited version of a lecture given on 25 March 1999, to commemorate the anniversary of Cromwell's birth, John Morrill provides us with a series of snapshots, at different ages, of the troubled visionary who aspired to lead a new chosen people out of the bondage of Stuart tyranny.

Oliver's Army

1999 is clearly a year for commemorating Cromwell. But why?

What was the English Revolution?

The first of three distinguished historians at the centre of current debates, John Morrill offers his own personal conviction about the nature of the greatest of all political upheavals in our history.