Elizabeth Cromwell Mother of Oliver Cromwell

Painted by Robert Walker, sometime between 1640 and 1655. Elizabeth has a black hood or chaperone on her head and a very fine linen cape, so fine that you can see the outline of her bodice beneath it.

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One Comment to “Elizabeth Cromwell Mother of Oliver Cromwell”

  1. a high class lady, with a dress designed so she couldn’t raise her arms.

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