History Today magazine covers the campaign to save the Cromwell Museum

Image

The oldest and most respected history magazine in the UK has this week published an article by Patrick Little, Chairman of the Cromwell Association, bringing the campaign to save the Cromwell Museum to a national audience.

The piece can be viewed online here:
http://www.historytoday.com/patrick-little/save-cromwell-museum

Little concludes his piece by quoting the man himself:
“In August 1650, when addressing another intransigent body – the General Assembly of the Scottish Kirk – Oliver Cromwell begged them to ‘think it possible you may be mistaken’. We can only hope similar pleas will be heeded by Cambridgeshire County Council in 2014.”

The magazine’s headline is ‘DON’T MENTION THE CIVIL WARS’ and the cover article, Reluctant Regicides (p18), by Richard Weight and Toby Haggith, asks why modern Britons still find it so hard to acknowledge their revolutionary past.  This only emphasises the importance of a Museum which interprets one of the key figures of the Civil Wars.

History Today (Volume: 64 Issue: 2 2014) – which features a striking image of the statue of Oliver Cromwell at St Ives on the front cover – is on sale now.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s