More about the old style / new style dates.
The fighting took place southeast of
Bridgwater, Somerset, England.
James Scott, the Duke of
Monmouth, and his team fought against the royal army of
James II, led by
Louis de Durfort, Earl of Feversham, and
Why did they fight?
James Scott was the illegitimate son of
who claimed he was the rightful king of England.
James Scott was a smart tactician but
the trouble was, he only had a bunch of untrained men at his
disposal. Thus, his team lost the battle of Sedgemoor. His revolt
And here is the map of the battle action
of Sedgemoor 1685
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