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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Sedgemoor district council is inviting tenders for playground inspection services including repair services as per the specification enclosed.
Funeral Service to be held on Friday, 19 January in the Chapel of Sedgemoor Crematorium, TA6 4SR, at 11 am.
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.
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.
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.
Real Deal WITH regards to the chairs, Jeffreys became known as "the hanging judge" for the part he played in the Bloody Assizes, the series of trials that took place in the aftermath of the Battle of Sedgemoor which put an end to the Monmouth Rebellion.
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.