Cromwell's First Appearance in Parliament


Charles I underestimated the rising power of the Commoners who were inspired by their religion and the rights gained since the time of the Magna Carta. This David Wilkie Wynfield painting shows an austere Cromwell making his first appearance in parliament.


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by Stephen Luscombe