Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History and Archaeology
Cromwell and the conquest of Jamaica
Date of Publication
Correspondence in History Today, June 2005
Investigates the ambitious plans of English Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell for war with Spain in the Caribbean. Also looks at Cromwell's policy of attacking Spain's trade and treasure routes, the role of Puritan minister John Cotton in the decision of Cromwell to launch the English conquest of Jamaica and sheds insight on how Spain resisted the English presence.....