Battle of Sedgemoor

What happened at the Battle of Sedgemoor?

The last battle of English soil was fought on July 6, 1685, on the open moor near Bridgwater called the King’s Sedgemoor. On July 5, the Earl of Feversham with a strong Government Army encamps at Westonzoyland. Seeing an opportunity, overnight Monmouth’s Army march across the moor to make a bold attack on the Government camp. By watching this video you will walk the battlefield as Monmouth’s Army makes its assault on Feversham’s men asleep in their tents.

By sunrise the Battle of Sedgemoor is over. This was the final battle of the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685.