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Oliver Cromwell
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Letter to Sir William Spring (September 1643)
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A few honest men are better than numbers.  - Oliver Cromwell
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Oliver Cromwell
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Said to Lambert in 1650 when their army was marching to Scotland and people all the while were shouting and wishing them success. - As reported in: Bishop Burnet's history of his own time, Vol. I (1724), p. 85, "A Summary of Affairs Before the Restoration"
Oliver Cromwell
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Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches: with elucidations (1861 edition)

Oliver Cromwell
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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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