By 1655, however, English society began to liven up, in part because of Cromwell began encouraging the creation of a new, dynamic social elite in the capital. Entertainment such as dancing and musical performances became socially acceptable at this time, and fashions in dress and even in women's hair and make-up became more vibrant. Cromwell saw this recreation of elite London as a necessary step toward stable government, and his own family became personally attached to individuals who were more Royalist than Puritan. Two of Cromwell's daughters married noblemen, one of whom, Lord Falconbridge, would actually become a close adviser to Charles II when the monarchy was restored in 1660.Despite these close associations with former supporters of the monarchy, Cromwell's government faced continued opposition from Royalists within the population. In March
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