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(Hint; I may be of Irish ancestry). (Hint 2: I'm trying to go over the top for humorous value; I mean no offense to anyone but Cromwell and Napoleon, and I'm relatively sure they won't take offense). If your Irish, then the official view is to recognize that Cromwell was a murdering bastard who only fell short of genocide because he was lazy. Later, ...


It really depends on which “officials” you mean. There is famously a statue of Cromwell outside the main train station in Manchester. It is said that it for this reason that Queen Victoria always refused to visit the principal industrial city of her empire.

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