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I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government.  - Oliver Cromwell
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Letter to Sir William Spring (September 1643)
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"

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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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