'James Duke of Monmouth. Mortuus'
Mezzotint by W Baillie, after Netcher and Wyke, publisher unknown, 30 September 1774.
In 1685 the Protestant Duke of Monmouth attempted to overthrow his uncle King James II. In July of that year his rebellion was crushed at the Battle of Sedgemoor and he was captured, condemned for treason and executed.
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