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Answer 30. Samuel Pepys.

In later years, after the restoration of the monarchy, Pepys was terrified that his words would come back to haunt him.


IMG_4735 Cromwell statueThe prime mover in the execution of King Charles I was the Parliamentary leader Oliver Cromwell. His statue stands today outside Westminster Hall, where the King was tried and sentenced to death.

After Charles’ execution, Cromwell effectively ruled England as a republic until his own death in 1658. He was given a solemn funeral and buried among kings in Westminster Abbey, but he didn’t remain in the abbey long.

HISTORIC LONDON: X MARKS THE SPOT. Question 31. What happened to Oliver Cromwell’s body after the restoration of the monarchy in 1660?

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