Friday, 29 June 2018

250) Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell (1599 – 1658). English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

- “The embalmed head, still with its leathery skin and traces of gingery hair, found some repose with the early Russells. […]Do they need more than to be shown that the gruesome head, commensurate in size with what is known of Cromwell, still covered in skin with faint traces of reddish hair…http://archive.spectator.co.uk/…/the-strange-tale-of-cromwe…
 
However, the authenticity of the head is not accepted by everyone.

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