[Milton-L] Cromwell bio?

Matthew Jordan matthewjorda at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 13:05:08 EDT 2016


There are a couple of very good biographical essays by John Morrill in
Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution. He also has an interesting
short book on OC, and a full biography due in a few weeks which may be
worth hanging on for.

Best, Matt

On 25 September 2016 at 16:49, Paul Yoder <rpyoder at ualr.edu> wrote:

> Many thanks, folks.  I'll pass along the info . . . and use it myself.
>
> Paul
>
> On Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 10:03 AM, Hannibal Hamlin <
> hamlin.hannibal at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Definitely a move away from the scholarly, but if your friend hasn't seen
>> Ken Hughes's film *Cromwell*, it's well worth seeing. Richard Harris is
>> excellent in the title role, and Alec Guinness is remarkable as Charles I.
>>
>> Hannibal
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 10:44 AM, Hugh Wilson <earlymodern at att.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> There are very good early biographies by Samuel
>>> Rawson Gardiner and C.H. Firth. Of the modern
>>> biographies, there are those by Christopher Hill
>>> and Antonia Fraser.
>>>
>>> HFW
>>>
>>> P.S. Thomas Carlyle published Cromwell's letters and
>>> speeches; there is a modern edition by W.C. Abbott.
>>>
>>> Your friend might also want to look at the laws:
>>>
>>> *The Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum 1642-1660*,
>>> edit by Firth and Rait. It's online now.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:02 PM, Paul Yoder <rpyoder at ualr.edu>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Greetings,
>>>
>>> A colleague is looking for a good bio of Oliver Cromwell.  Suggestions?
>>>
>>> Many thanks.
>>>
>>> Paul Yoder
>>>
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