[Milton-L] Cromwell bio?

Sara van den Berg vandens at slu.edu
Sun Sep 25 16:10:11 EDT 2016


If you do a Google search for "best biography of Cromwell" an interesting
set of 5-6 recommendations from John Morrill pops right up.

Sara van den Berg

On Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 12:05 PM, Matthew Jordan <matthewjorda at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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