07 December 2017, 6:00pm–6:30pm
|Location|| Meet in Swanston Street Foyer |
Swanston Street Welcome Zone
|Accessibility||Has wheelchair access|
Meet Oliver Cromwell – a champion of liberty to some and a genocidal dictator to others.
Cromwell secured the execution of King Charles I of England in 1649, soon assuming parliamentary power over England, Scotland and Ireland before dying peacefully. But once the Crown was restored in 1660, even in death Cromwell was not spared punishment: it was 300 years before his decapitated head was finally laid to rest.