Unseen treasures belonging to Oliver Cromwell go on show for the first time

The unseen items have been kept in Cromwell's family for centuries Credit: ITV Anglia

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Personal items belonging to Oliver Cromwell have gone on show at the museum in Huntingdon which bears his name.

The pieces have been loaned by descendants of the 17th century soldier and politician who was once Britain's Lord Protector. Some have never been seen in public before.

The items have been loaned by a descendant of the Lord Protector Credit: ITV Anglia