Slides in this set
Cromwell delayed nominating his son
Richard as Lord Protector until the
morning of his death.
He had been given the power to choose
a successor by the Humble Petition &
Advice (written constitution adopted in
May 1657)…read more
Charles Fleetwood (Richards bro -in -
law, Oliver's son -in law.
Army leader, therefore a possibility, but
he appeared too ambitious for power.
I'm power hungry nom nom nom!…read more
Restore the monarchy then?
There appears to be little talk of this
Cromwell's spies uncovered and dealt
with conspiracy against them in Spring
Edward Hyde notes 1658 `The King's
condition never appeared so hopeless'
Coward: This shows there was no
widespread enthusiasm for the return of
the Stuarts…read more