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Charles and Oliver single work   poetry   "Two children met - four years and five-"
Issue Details: First known date: 1888... 1888 Charles and Oliver
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  • Author's note: 'Sir Oliver Cromwell, the Uncle of the Lord Protector, sumptuously entertained James the First at the Old Manor-house of Hinchbrook, on the King's journey from Scotland. There is a tradtion that the Little Prince Charles and the young Oliver, one four years of age and the other five, met on this occasion and that they had a quarrel ending in fisticuffs, in which the future unhappy King got worsted.'

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