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The Battle of Sedgemoor Museum

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James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth (1649-1685)The Morning of Sedgemoor. Oil painting on canvas by Edgar Bundy in 1905Battle of Sedgemoor MemorialExhibition in St Mary's Church

Occurring on 6th July 1685, the Battle of Sedgemoor lasted barely 5 hours yet it had far-reaching consequences. Why did it occur, who was involved, what happened afterwards? The answers to these and other questions are provided through a series of displays and an interactive kiosk that shows a short film of a Battle re-enactment performed by the Sealed Knot. The Visitors’ Centre is located in St Mary’s Church Westonzoyland, where prisoners were held after the battle.

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