The Commenwealth of England

A few Weeks after the Execution of Charles I., the Lower House of Parliament called the republic out.
Under the Term Commonwealth of England -initially consisting of England and Wales, later Scotland and Ireland were added- the Government was now led by the Lower House as “Parliament of England”. King and House of Lords were abolished!
In 1653, the Parliament was dissolved and a Lord Protector became the only Legislature.

At the time of Charles I, Oliver Crommwell was a Member of Parliament.
After his dissolution, he rose in the ensuing Civil War to a great Commander and eventually became Lord Protector ... [read more]

Richard -Oliver Crommwell's Son- was a Solicitor in a London Law Firm.
After the Execution of his Father, he inherited the Title of Lord Protector ...[read more]