The wife of Oliver Cromwell, to whom she was married at St Giles, Cripplegate, London, on 22 August 1620. Her father was Sir John Bourchier, a city magnate, prosperous fur-dealer and leather dresser. Elizabeth bore nine children, eight of whom survived infancy. She was satirised as ‘Protectoress Joan’ after the Restoration.
Where to see this painting?
Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, PE29 3LF
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