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  • Oliver was born on the 25th of April 1599, was educated under Dr Thomas Beard, a fervent puritan, at the free school at Huntingdon, and on the 23rd of April 1616 matriculated as a fellow-commoner at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, then a hotbed of puritanism, subsequently studying law in London.
  • Firth, Cromwell, p. 324.2 John Morley, Oliver Cromwell, p. 393.
  • 1 Frederic Harrison, Oliver Cromwell, p. 214.
  • Meanwhile the West Indian expedition had been defeated 1 John Morley, Oliver Cromwell, p. 483.
  • "It is strange," wrote Pepys in 1667 under a different regime, "how everybody nowadays reflect upon Oliver and Cromwell to the authority of the Commonwealth and the Navi a S' g empire.
 

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