Jan 30 - Oliver Cromwell and two executions

The Pearl of Great Price

Jan 29 2023 • 7 mins

Today in  1661, Oliver Cromwell's dead body was exhumed and beheaded in revenge for his execution of King Charles I on Jan 30 in 1649.  We look at how Cromwells puritanism motivated him, his disputed legacy, and Englands brief experiment with republicanism