Cromwell (Grove Great Lives) (Paperback)

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In Cromwell, award-winning biographer Antonia Fraser tells of one of England's most celebrated and controversial figures, often misunderstood and demonized as a puritanical zealot. Oliver Cromwell rose from humble beginnings to spearhead the rebellion against King Charles I, who was beheaded in 1649, and led his soldiers into the last battle against the Royalists and King Charles II at Worcester, ending the civil war in 1651. Fraser shows how England's prestige and prosperity grew under Cromwell, reversing the decline it had suffered since Queen Elizabeth I's death.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780802137661
ISBN-10: 0802137660
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: January 10th, 2001
Pages: 576
Language: English
Series: Grove Great Lives