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The statue of Edward the Black Prince in Leeds City Square (Edward The Black Prince's "shield for peace" is believed to have inspired the badge of three ostrich feathers used by later Princes of Wales)

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 Sep 1658) was an English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland. Cromwell is one of the most controversial figures in the history of the British Isles, considered a regicidal dictator by historians such as David Sharp, and a military dictator by Winston Churchill. In a 2002 BBC poll in Britain, Cromwell was selected as one of the ten greatest Britons of all time.

King Charles II, receiving gift of a pineapple from the Royal Gardener, John Rose. Painting, 1675, attributed to Hendrick Danckerts.