Oliver Cromwell – about as much fun as stinging nettle underpants

Whenever a grown-up says “I don’t understand <some massively important historical event which has shaped our country>” I send them to Horrible Histories’ Bob Hale so they can find out all about it in three minutes.

Three minutes?!

Well, that means plenty of time for an educational showtune…

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Don’t forget – kids aren’t as clever as they used to be, modern culture is dumbing us down etc etc etc