Sedgemoor, Battle of


Sedgemoor, Battle of
 British battle at which forces of James II defeated the Duke of Monmouth, 1685.

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  • Sedgemoor, Battle of — ▪ English history       (July 16 [July 6, Old Style], 1685), in English history, battle fought about 3 miles (5 km) southeast of Bridgwater, Somerset, Eng. It was a massacre of the mainly untrained smallholders and cloth workers who had rallied… …   Universalium

  • Sedgemoor, Battle of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Sedgemoor — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Sedgemoor partof=the Monmouth Rebellion caption=Battle of Sedgemoor memorial date=July 6, 1685 (O.S) place=Westonzoyland Near Bridgwater, Somerset, England result=Decisive Royal victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Sedgemoor — Infobox Settlement name = Sedgemoor official name = other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = Non metropolitan district total type = motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size =… …   Wikipedia

  • SEDGEMOOR —    district in central Somersetshire, 5 m. SE. of Bridgwater, scene of a famous battle between the troops of James II. and those of the Duke of Monmouth on July 6, 1685, in which the latter were completely routed …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Batalla de Sedgemoor — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Batalla de Sedgemoor Parte de la Rebelión de Monmouth = Monumen …   Wikipedia Español

  • the Battle of Sedgemoor — ➡ Sedgemoor * * * …   Universalium

  • (the) Battle of Sedgemoor — the Battle of Sedgemoor [the Battle of Sedgemoor] a battle (1685) at Sedgemoor in ↑Somerset, England, in which a Protestant army led by the Duke of Monmouth was defeated by an army …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monmouth Rebellion — Battle of Sedgemoor memorial The Monmouth Rebellion,The Revolt of the West or The West Country rebellion of 1685, was an attempt to overthrow James II, who had become King of England, King of Scots and King of Ireland at the death of his elder… …   Wikipedia

  • Rébellion de Monmouth — Mémorial de la bataille de Sedgemoor. La rébellion de Monmouth est une tentative ayant eu lieu en 1685 de renverser Jacques II, devenu roi d’Angleterre, d’Écosse et d’Irlande à la mort de son frère aîné Charles II le 6 février 1685. Jacques II… …   Wikipédia en Français


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