This link may give you a clue a to what he may have done. Cromwell was feared throughout Europe because God put the fear into his enemies and potential enemies. Alas, Britian was a very different nation in those days, and Britian also had REAL leaders.
- Deuteronomy 20.4 (Geneva Bible) – For the Lord your God goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, and to save you.
This is the same portion of Scripture sung in Hebrew.