The Battle of Sedgemoor – a tour – Wed 27th May 2015

Gen Jack sets the scene with an explanation of the social and religious background that led to the Rebellion

Gen Jack sets the scene with an explanation of the social and religious background that led to the Rebellion

Our first stop - on the track along which Monmouth marched his army at night and in silence

Our first stop – on the track along which Monmouth marched his army at night and in silence

An attentive audience for Gen Jack

An attentive audience for Gen Jack

Monmouth marched his army over there!

Monmouth marched his army over there!

St Mary's Parish Church in Westonzoyland where some 500 prisoners were held to await "justice"

St Mary’s Parish Church in Westonzoyland where some 500 prisoners were held to await “justice”

Our Master presents a donation for ABF, The Soldiers Charity to Gen Jack Deverell

Our Master presents a donation for ABF, The Soldiers Charity, to Gen Jack Deverell

An excellent exhibition telling the story of the Battle in the Church

An excellent exhibition telling the story of the Battle in the Church

One of our Master’s ancestors was transported to Barbados after the failed Monmouth Rebellion

One of our Master’s ancestors was transported to Barbados after the failed Monmouth Rebellion

 

 

For more details of the Battle please follow this link to extracts from the briefing notes we were given on the day: Sedgemoor Battlefield Tour leaflet