Richard Cromwell

Richard Cromwell (1626 - 1712)

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Richard Cromwell
Born in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married (to ) in Hursley, Hampshire, Englandmap
Died in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2010
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Richard Cromwell, Lord Protector

b. 04 Oct 1626 Huntington, England[1][2][3]
d. 12 Jul 1712 Huntington, Herefordshire[4]
Deposed 06 May 1659[5]

"Richard Cromwell Esq. Father of the said Elizabeth Cromwell died 12th July 1712 in the 86th year of his age." [6][7]

His name is recorded on the Cromwell Family Monument at All Saints, Hursley.


  • Peter Gaunt, ‘Cromwell, Richard (1626–1712)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2008 accessed 31 Oct 2017

  1. 104-B.ged on 12 September 2010.
  2. S-1702874704
  3. S-1525611297.
  4. S-1702874704. Venn, J. A., comp.. Alumni Cantabrigienses. London, England: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954
  5. Wikipedia: May 6
  6. The History Civil and Ecclesiastical, & Suruey of the Antiquities ..., Volume 1 John Milner 1809.
  7. Monumental Inscriptions All Saints, Hursley

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On 26 Jun 2015 at 00:53 GMT Cheryl (Stone) Caudill wrote:

Complete Names of Children and dates

He had the following children with his wife Dorothy Maijor (1627-1676):

Elizabeth (1650-1731) Anne (1651-1652) Mary (1654-1654) Oliver (1656-1705) Dorothy (1657-1658) Anna (1659-1727) Dorothy (1660-1681) Moreover, a son and a daughter who died in infancy within the same year, respectively in 1652 and 1655.

Richard is 24 degrees from Rosa Parks, 22 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 12 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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