(the) Battle of Sedgemoor

(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 led by the ↑Roman Catholic King ↑James II.
See also ↑Bloody Assizes

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