Cromwellian(redirected from cromwellianly)
Crom·well(krŏm′wĕl′, -wəl, krŭm′-), Oliver 1599-1658.
English military, political, and religious figure who led the Parliamentarian victory in the English Civil War (1642-1649) and called for the execution of Charles I. As lord protector of England (1653-1658) he ruled as a virtual dictator. His son Richard (1626-1712) succeeded him briefly as lord protector (1658-1659) before the restoration of the monarchy under Charles II.
Crom•wel•li•an(krɒmˈwɛl i ən, krʌm-)
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the politics, practices, etc., of Oliver Cromwell or of the Commonwealth and Protectorate.
|Adj.||1.||Cromwellian - of or relating to or in the manner of Oliver Cromwell|