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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Elizabeth Cromwell

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

In 1661, Oliver Cromwell's corpse was exhumed from Westminster Abbey to be ‘executed’ for treason. But what do we know about his wife?
Simon Guerrier investigates the mysterious life of Elizabeth Cromwell – the ordinary woman who became England’s first lady in the 17th century...
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