Execution of the Duke of Monmouth

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by  Jan Luyken
published on 02 September 2022

A 1698 engraving by Jan Luyken showing the execution of the Duke of Monmouth in 1685. The failed Monmouth Rebellion of that year had seen the Duke, illegitimate son of Charles II of England, try to wrest the throne from his uncle James II of England.

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Luyken,  . (2022, September 02). Execution of the Duke of Monmouth. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16332/execution-of-the-duke-of-monmouth/

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Luyken,  Jan. "Execution of the Duke of Monmouth." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 02, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16332/execution-of-the-duke-of-monmouth/.

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Luyken,  Jan. "Execution of the Duke of Monmouth." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Sep 2022. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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