34) Robert Dale Parker is also concerned with the nature of fictional authority, but comes to a somewhat different conclusion because of his assumption that the unidentified third-person narrator, chronologer
, and genealogist represents the "omniscient author's voice" (p.
She aptly elucidates the refusal of the fictive chronologer
to "function in conventional omniscient tones, subordinating the other voices and directing the reader toward a monological response" or "to provide definitive answers" (p.
Dillinghham was linked to Cromwell by the royalist newsbook Mercurius Bellicus as early as June 1647, when the newsbook called Dillingham "the Chronologer
[sic] of the mock States.