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Elizabeth Cromwell (née Steward) (died 1654), Mother of Oliver Cromwell

Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Elizabeth Cromwell was born Elizabeth Steward. She was the daughter of William Stewart, who had inherited from his uncle, the Prior of Ely, leases of abbey lands in the early days of the Reformation. The leases passed to Elizabeth's childless brother Thomas and, in 1636, to her son Oliver. In she married Robert Cromwell, grandson of Thomas Cromwell's sister.

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Elizabeth Cromwell (née Steward)

after Robert Walker
line engraving, published 1784
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Elizabeth Cromwell (née Steward)

by Charles Turner, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
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Elizabeth Cromwell (née Steward)

by Charles Turner, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
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Elizabeth Cromwell (née Steward)

by Charles Turner, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
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Elizabeth Cromwell (née Steward)

by Charles Turner, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D1542