But one local historian believes Oliver Cromwell
never set foot in Llandaff.
College, UK) studies the career of Oliver Cromwell
(1599-1658) as it developed through the English Civil War and his wars in Ireland and Scotland.
Tuesday's episode follows the grand misadventures of Oliver Cromwell
, who helped depose Charles but led many grisly and unnecessary battles.
Saint, regicide, sturdy soldier, would-be king and dynast, gentleman, hypocrite, friend of liberty, tyrant, equal-opportunity employer of military talent, dissembler, parliamentary stalwart, upstart -- these and others have been someone or another's vision of Oliver Cromwell
Lying sleazebag Neil Hamilton is the most detestable man in Parliament since Oliver Cromwell
He was appointed by Oliver Cromwell
as commissioner of an expedition to the West Indies (1655) that took Jamaica away from Spain.
Standing out are Mimi Edwards and Tom Jude, who work their way through a series of larger than life characters - including Henry VIII and fifth wife Catherine Howard and Oliver Cromwell
and wife Elizabeth - with fantastic energy and comic timing.
Just two Britannia Class locos survived into preservation, the original, number Real thing: Oliver Cromwell
70000 Britannia, and 70013 Oliver Cromwell
The locomotives will be A4 class streamliner No 60009 Union of South Africa, Britannia class No 70013 Oliver Cromwell
and, returning after heavy overhaul, Princess Coronation class No 46223 Duchess of Sutherland.
The North Wales Coast Express steam trains will be hauled by the historic steam locomotives No 6100 Royal Scot, No 6201 Princess Elizabeth or No 70013 Oliver Cromwell
1649: Oliver Cromwell
declared England a republican state.
Having celebrated his 92nd birthday on Tuesday, Mr Griffiths is a few months his senior - but also plans to be in attendance when the Oliver Cromwell
arrives in Cardiff on St David's Day.