Published July 25, 2006
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||360|
James Duke of Monmouth is most known for leading the doomed West Country rebellion against James II ascending the throne in February , an illegitimate son of King Charles II, who as the Protestant Duke, became a possible rival to the throne for those who could not accept a Roman Catholic king/5. The life, progresses, and rebellion of James, duke of Monmouth, &c., to his capture and execution by Roberts, George, ?Pages: On one side of the watery pasture at Sedgemoor was the dashing thirty-six-year-old Duke of Monmouth, the charismatic son of Charles II, adored by the people. A reformer, a romantic, and a Protestant, he was fighting the army he had once commanded, in opposition to his uncle, King James : Bloomsbury USA. The Last Royal Rebel by Anna Keay review – the fate of the ‘Protestant Prince’. The Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles II, led the famous rebellion in against the Catholic King of England, James : Jenny Uglow.
James, Duke of Monmouth, had landed in the west country, where he thought there was a stronghold of Protestant dissent, and marched via Axminster and Taunton towards Sedgemoor. Gathering sympathisers along the route, men from Luppitt joined up with his rather undisciplined force. Thanks to Mr McDonald Wigfield MA. Monmouth's rebellion had been long planned but was ill prepared. The Duke set sail for England in May with asmall forcwe of his supporters and landed at Lyme Regis in Dorset on 11 June. A lengthy statement which had been prepared by Robert Ferguson, a fanatical Scottish Presbyterian Minister. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. 12 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. The Western rising: an account of the rebellion of James Scott, Duke of Monmouth Charles Chenevix Trench Snippet view - The Western rising: an account of the rebellion of James Scott, Duke of Monmouth. The Monmouth Rebellion, also known as the Pitchfork Rebellion, the Revolt of the West or the West Country rebellion, was an attempt to overthrow James James, Duke of York, had become King of England, Scotland, and Ireland upon the death of his elder brother Charles II on 6 February James II was a Roman Catholic and some Protestants under his rule opposed Location: South West England, .
Keay is a winning guide to the man and the period; this is an account not just of James but of one of the most interesting and fruitful periods of English history. And she does it without jargon, making the personal as political as it in fact was. She brings James, Duke of Monmouth back to life (Evening Standard) Returns this glamorous rebel to life/5(39). Buy The Life, Progresses, and Rebellion of James, Duke of Monmouth (Volume 2); To His Capture and Execution With a Full Account of the Bloody Assize, and Copious Biographical Notices by George Roberts (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : George Roberts. He led the unsuccessful Monmouth Rebellion in , an attempt to depose his uncle, King James II and VII. After one of his officers declared Monmouth the legitimate King in the town of Taunton in Somerset, Monmouth attempted to capitalise on his Protestantism and his position as the son of Charles II, Battles/wars: Second Anglo-Dutch War, Third . An historical account of the heroick life and magnanimous actions of James, duke of Monmouth Reprinted [Vicars, J.] England's worthies Reprinted, [Harris, W.] An historical and critical account of Hugh Peters. After the manner of Mr. Bayle Reprinted.