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A contemporary engraving showing the reinvestiture of Oliver Cromwell in Westminster Hall on 26 June 1657. The speaker of the House of commons presented the Protector with an ermine-lined robe, a gilt and embossed bible, a sword of state and a gold sceptre. Image taken from A Further Narrative of the passages of these times in the Commonwealth of England An exact relation of the investiture of the Lord Protector June 26. Originally published in London, 1658.
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