Ian Gilmour: Cromwell since Cromwell, 21 March 2002
Show More Roundhead Reputations: The English Civil Wars and the Passions of Posterity by Blair Worden.
Allen Lane, 387 pp., £20, November 2001, 9780713996036Show More
“... 55,000 people made homeless. In his fine, scholarly, closely argued but clearly written book, Blair Worden traces the downs and ups not just of Cromwell’s reputation but that of the Roundheads from the 17th to the 20th century. Until fairly recently Civil War feelings remained high. ‘We are Cavaliers or Roundheads, before we are Conservatives or ...”