from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Cromwell, Oliver 1599-1658. English military, political, and religious figure who led the Parliamentarian victory in the English Civil War (1642-1649) and called for the execution of Charles I. As lord protector of England (1653-1658) he ruled as a virtual dictator. His son Richard (1626-1712) succeeded him briefly as lord protector (1658-1659) before the restoration of the monarchy under Charles II.
- Cromwell, Thomas. Earl of Essex. 1485?-1540. English politician who proposed the legislation that established the monarch as head of the established church (1534).
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- proper n. An English habitational surname from either of several placenames.
- proper n. Oliver Cromwell, English military leader, politician, and dictator, or his son Richard Cromwell.
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- proper n. Oliver Cromwell, b. 1599, d. 1658.
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- n. English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
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