Oliver Cromwell Quotes (60 quotes)




Oliver Cromwell
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Quoted in a statement to Parliament as as a maxim not to be despised (4 September 1654)
Oliver Cromwell
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Speech to Parliament (25 January 1658), quoted in The Diary of Thomas Burton, esq., volume 2: April 1657 - February 1658 (1828), p. 361
Oliver Cromwell
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Statement to Parliament (4 February 1658) quoted in The Diary of Thomas Burton, esq., volume 2: April 1657 - February 1658 (1828), p. 466
Oliver Cromwell
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As quoted from Dying Sayings of Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches by Thomas Carlyle
Oliver Cromwell
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Words that Cromwell spoke as he was dying and was offered a drink (3 September 1658)


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Born: April 25, 1599

Died: September 3, 1658 (aged 59)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Soldier

Bio: Oliver Cromwell was an English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland. Born into the middle gentry, he was relatively obscure for the first 40 years of his life.

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