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Antonia Fraser.</span></div><div style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><br clear="none"></span></div><div style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">HFW</span></div>

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<div dir="ltr"><span>P.S. Thomas Carlyle published Cromwell's letters and&nbsp;</span></div><div dir="ltr"><span>speeches;&nbsp;</span><span>there is a modern edition by W.C. Abbott.</span></div><div dir="ltr"><span><br clear="none"></span></div><div dir="ltr"><span>Your friend might also want to look at the laws:</span></div><div dir="ltr"><span><br clear="none"></span></div><div dir="ltr"><span><i>The Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum 1642-1660</i>,</span></div><div dir="ltr"><span>edit by Firth and Rait. It's online now.</span></div></div></div></div></div><div> <div style="font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;font-size:16px;"> <div style="font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;font-size:16px;"> <div><br clear="none"><br clear="none"></div><div><div><div dir="ltr"><font size="2" face="Arial"> On Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:02 PM, Paul Yoder &lt;<a rel="nofollow" shape="rect" ymailto="mailto:rpyoder@ualr.edu" target="_blank" href="mailto:rpyoder@ualr.edu">rpyoder@ualr.edu</a>&gt; wrote:<br clear="none"></font></div>  <br clear="none"><br clear="none"> <div><div><div dir="ltr">Greetings,<div><br clear="none"></div><div>A colleague is looking for a good bio of Oliver Cromwell.&nbsp; Suggestions?</div><div><br clear="none"></div><div>Many thanks.</div><div><br clear="none"></div><div>Paul Yoder<br clear="all"><div><br clear="none"></div>-- <br clear="none"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div>R. Paul Yoder<br clear="none">Professor of English<br clear="none">UALR<br clear="none">2801 S. University<br clear="none">Little Rock, AR 72204-1099<br clear="none">Office Phone: <a rel="nofollow" shape="rect" href="">501.569.8321</a></div></div></div></div></div>
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