Richard Cromwell

Richard Cromwell (4 October 1626 – 12 Julie 1712) wis Laird Pertector o Ingland, Scotland an Ireland, an ane o anerly twa commoners tae acome the Inglis heid o state, the ither bein his faither, Oliver Cromwell, frae that he inheritit the poseetion.

Richard Cromwell
Richard Cromwell
2nt Laird Pertector o the Commonweel o Ingland, Scotland an Ireland
In office
3 September 1658 – 25 Mey 1659
(264 days)
Precedit biOliver Cromwell
Succeedit biCooncil o State
Personal details
Born4 October 1626(1626-10-04)
Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Ingland
Dee'd12 Julie 1712(1712-07-12) (aged 85)
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, Ingland
Poleetical pairtyRoondheid
Spoose(s)Dorothy Maijor
(m. 1649; d. 1675)
RelationsOliver Cromwell (father)
Elizabeth Bourchier (mother)
ReligionReformed (an Independent Puritan)
Nickname(s)Tumbledown Dick
Queen Dick