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Richard Cromwell (October 4, 1626- July 12, 1712) was the third son of Oliver Cromwell, and was Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland, from September 3, 1658 until May 25, 1659.
Richard was an unlikely successor, coming to prominence only because his two elder brothers both died before their father.
This was the beginning of a short period of restoration of the Commonwealth of England but led to a state of anarchy that resulted in the return of the exiled King Charles II of England and the English Restoration.
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 Cromwell, Oliver --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The eldest surviving son of Oliver Cromwell and Elizabeth Bourchier, Richard failed in his attempt to carry on his father's role as leader of the Commonwealth.
The chief leader of the Puritan Revolution in England was Oliver Cromwell, a soldier and statesman.
He joined with the Puritans to preserve Protestantism and the law against the tyranny of King Charles I. Cromwell was made lord protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland in December 1653 and held that office until his death five years...
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 Cromwell, Richard on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
He was the eldest surviving son at the death of his father (Sept. 3, 1658), who had nominated him as his successor.
Although he had served in Parliament and on the council of state, Richard lacked the energy and experience to manage complicated affairs of state.
Army and Parliament struggled for power, and the army forced Richard to dismiss Parliament on Apr. 22, 1659.
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 AllRefer.com - Richard Cromwell (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Richard Cromwell (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Richard Cromwell 1626–1712, lord protector of England; third son of Oliver Cromwell.
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Cromwell's foreign policy was governed by the need to expand English trade and prevent the restoration of the Stuarts.
Richard Whitaker was in Halifax Co. before 1744 - his probable GG Grandfather Jabez was married to Mary Bouchier, bef.
Two letters from Richard to his daughter Elizabeth show that he was away at the time of her death.
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 Useful dates in British history
Richard I 'Lionheart' becomes king of England (d.
Richard I held for ransom on his way back from the Crusade
Richard I dies having spent most of his reign abroad – succeeded by his brother John
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