Streetwise Professor

August 8, 2011

Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector of England

Filed under: History — The Professor @ 7:20 pm

Here’s a dramatization of Cromwell’s speech dissolving the Rump Parliament, from the eponymous biographical movie.  The speech is somewhat different than the one I quoted, but Richard Harris gives a convincing portrayal.  The speech starts around the 2 minute mark:  start watching from about 1:30 to get an illustration of the dissoluteness of the Parliament.

And for those who want some biographical detail on Cromwell, here you go!:

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  1. Oliver Cromwell would likely take a very dim view of the Chavs abd Yobs. However, he might provide a father figure for these poor mistreated youths that they have sadly lacked and suffered horribly because of.

    Oliver Cromwell meets A Clockwork Orange.

    Comment by pahoben — August 9, 2011 @ 1:34 pm

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