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Sedgemoor,

marshy tract in Somerset, SW England. The forces of James II defeated the duke of Monmouth at Sedgemoor in 1685.

Sedgemoor

a low-lying plain in SW England, in central Somerset: scene of the defeat (1685) of the Duke of Monmouth
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Also on This Day: 1685: James II's troops defeated the Duke of Monmouth at the Battle of Sedgemoor, the last battle fought on English soil; 1747: Birth of American naval hero John Paul Jones; 1885: Louis Pasteur successfully treated a subject with his anti-rabies vaccine; 1893: Death of French writer Guy de Maupassant; 1907: The Brooklands motor racing circuit was opened; 1928: The first all-talking feature film, The Lights of New York, was shown in New York; 1952: London's first tram ran.
Which rebellion was defeated the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685?
1685: Judge Jeffreys began sentencing people to death in the wake of a failed rebellion against James II, at what became known as the Bloody Assize: the rebellion's leader, the Duke of Monmouth, had already been executed following defeat at the Battle of Sedgemoor.
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1685: The Battle of Sedgemoor in Somerset took place - the last on English soil - with victory for James II''s Royalist forces over the rebels under the Duke of Monmouth.
1685 The Battle of Sedgemoor in Somerset took place -the last on English soil -with victory for James II's Royalist forces over the rebels under the Duke of Monmouth.
1685: The Battle of Sedgemoor in Somerset took place, the last on English soil, with victory for James II's Royalist forces.
Which rebellionwas defeated at the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685?