Sedgemoor


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Sedge·moor

 (sĕj′mo͝or′, -môr′)
A marshy tract in southwest England where the forces of James II defeated the Duke of Monmouth (July 6, 1685).

Sedgemoor

(ˈsɛdʒˌmʊə)
n
(Placename) a low-lying plain in SW England, in central Somerset: scene of the defeat (1685) of the Duke of Monmouth

Sedge•moor

(ˈsɛdʒˌmʊər)

n.
a plain in SW England, in Somerset.
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The 36-year-old was found at a property in Sedgemoor Road, Willenhall, on Sunday evening and was treated at the scene before being taken to Coventry's University Hospital.
1685: The Battle of Sedgemoor in Somerset - the last on English soil - took place with victory for James II's Royalist forces over the rebels under the Duke of Monmouth.
| Daniel Mark Simpson, 26, from Sedgemoor Road in Rumney, Cardiff, admitted drink-driving.
He was driving a Volvo S60 which tore away from a police vehicle in Sedgemoor Road on December 29 last year.
A horrified member of the public contacted the RSPCA after witnessing the incident at around 8.30am on Sunday, in Sedgemoor Road, in the Banksfield area of Middlesbrough.
In which county is Sedgemoor, scene in 1685 of the last pitched battle fought on English soil?
WORCESTER AINTREE came to Worcester last night as Venetia Williams and Nigel Hawke, both successful in the Grand National, struck with Monetary Fund and Sedgemoor Express, writes Andrew King.
The Somerset community is already supporting its livestock producers and this week a team from Sedgemoor Auction Centre, near Bridgewater, which is coordinating the transportation of cattle off farms, sent out an appeal for fodder.
Copeland in west Cumbria is the tubbiest local authority area - with 75.9% overweight or obese - followed by Doncaster, South Yorks (74.4%), East Lindsey, Lincs (73.8%), Ryedale, North Yorks (73.7%), and Sedgemoor in Somerset (73.4%).
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 pitched battle on English soil - with victory for James II's Royalist forces over the rebels under the Duke of Monmouth.