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October 21, 2020 32 min

Oliver Cromwell died on September 3, 1658, but his head didn't reach its final resting place until March 25, 1960. Where was it during that 302 year stretch in between? In this episode we not only cover Cromwell, but also Mary Queen of Scotts and Lord Nelson in addition to exploring the various peregrinations of the bodies of Eva Peron and Charlie Chaplin. Who they were, why they died and what happened to their corpse - all in time for Halloween!

* Cromwell's head was placed on a spike and displayed above Westminster Hall.

Link to Mary Queen of Scots (Biography by Antonia Frasier)

Link to Oliver (Biography of Oliver Cromwell by Antonia Frasier)

Link to Nelson's Trafalger: The Battle That Changed The World (by Roy Adkins)

Link to Evita (the Original Broadway Cast Album)

Link to The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin Film)

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