An accessible biography for A level History students that concentrates on the issues that come up time and time again in the AS and A2 exams.; Why historians differ -- an introduction to interpretations and historiography; A brief biography, including a timeline and an 'Understanding Cromwell' box; Issue 1: Was religion his main motivation?; Issue 2: Was he radical or conservative?; Issue 3: Why is he seen as both a hero and a villain?; Cromwell: an assessment; Further reading; Index
Elizabeth Sparey is Head of History at Ripon Grammar School, and Assistant Principal Examiner and Reviser for A2 History.Derrick Murphy, the Series Editor, is Deputy Principal, St Dominic's VIth Form College, Harrow, and a Principal Examiner for OCR.