Answers to Questions by Yair Davidiy
What do the British think of Oliver Cromwell?
Oliver Cromwell allowed the Jews to return to England.
Â Cromwell saw himself as a Protector of persecuted religious groups.
Â He made a list of them and the Jews were in that list.
Â Cromwell decapitated a king who had conspired against the people.
Â He affirmed priorities that should have been self-evident but which others ignored.
Â Cromwell was a military genius. He won battles after they should have been lost.
Â Cromwell made the common Englishman more than equal to the best of Europe.
Â And the best of Europe trembled because of it.
Â The followers of Cromwell after his death created the USA.
Â They were leaders in science, business, and philosophy.
Â Man for man they probably gave more to the world than almost any other group.
Â Cromwell represented human dignity and egalitarian values.
Â Cromwell promoted Bible Study.
Â Cromwell was an Englishman of Welsh descent who did what was needed.
Â After he died there was less need for the likes of him, thanks to him.
Â Cromwell was a believer.Â