BBC's Northern Ireland Political Editor on the Queen, Cromwell and Sidney

The BBC's Northern Ireland Political Editor Mark Devenport, himself a Sidney alumnus, has been reflecting on the Queen's visit to Ireland.

Devenport looks to Cromwell, Sidney and the politics of the seventeenth century as a way to understand the significance of the Queen's visit to the Republic.

You can read the article by following the link to the BBC website.

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2011.

For further information please contact the Fellow Communications Officer, Dr Tom Lambert (FellowCommunicationsOfficer@sid.cam.ac.uk)

News item posted Sunday, 3rd May 2015

  • Plaque in the ante-chapel, marking the burial of the head of Oliver Cromwell
  • Plaque in the ante-chapel, marking the burial of the head of Oliver Cromwell