James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

Standard Name: Monmouth and Buccleuch, James Scott,,, Duke of


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Dedications Anna Maria Mackenzie
This novel is available from Chawton House LibraryNovels Online at http://www.chawtonhouse.org/?page_id=55488. The dedication is dated 1 March and the book was reviewed by July. An advertisement for AMM 's previous novel appears at the...
Family and Intimate relationships Ada Leverson
AL 's daughter, Violet , married Major Guy Wyndham in June 1923; they had two children.
Speedie, Julie. Wonderful Sphinx: The Biography of Ada Leverson. Virago, 1993.
260, 262
Apart from her life of her mother, she published biographies of James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and...
Literary Setting Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The novel treats of Monmouth 's Rebellion and other historical events down to the hard winter of 1734, during which the bulk of it was purportedly composed.
Redmond, Christopher. A Sherlock Holmes Handbook. Dundurn Press, 1993.
Literary Setting Ann Jellicoe
Like all of AJ 's community plays, this one took as its subject an episode in the history of the community—in this case, the Duke of Monmouth 's Rebellion, which began with his landing at...
Literary Setting Anna Maria Porter
The story is set shortly before James II 's abdication, after his alarming assault upon our church.
Porter, Anna Maria. The Barony. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1830.
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It encompasses Monmouth 's Rebellion. The action unfolds partly in Cornwall, with some scenes in...
politics Elinor James
EJ actively exerted an influence on the course of national affairs. She was a radical traditionalist, monarchist, and Jacobite who was critical of all the Stuart monarchs before Queen Anne , and a high-flying Anglican...
Publishing Anna Maria Mackenzie
Anna Maria Johnson had a novel entitled Monmouth : A Tale, Founded on Historical Facts advertised under this name as soon to be published by William Lane of the Minerva Press —even though she had...
Residence Susan Tweedsmuir
As a child Susan Grosvenor lived with her parents and sister at 30 Upper Grosvenor Street—but only in winter, for summers were spent with the extended family at her grandparents' country estate, Moor Park...
Textual Features Marie-Catherine d' Aulnoy
Among a number of ladies and noblemen-rakes, a leading character here is Lucy Walter , mistress and allegedly wife of Charles II and mother of the notorious Duke of Monmouth .
Textual Features Jane Barker
These royalist poems centre on the female figure of Mary of Modena .
Prescott, Sarah. “’Who now shall fill the vacant throne?’: Jane Barker and the Debt to Orinda”. British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, Oxford.
Many refer to specific historical or military events, and lament what Barker sees as a time of misrule. Her language about her...
Textual Features Elizabeth Goudge
Her protagonist, Lucy Walter , was an actual person, mistress or perhaps wife to Charles II and mother of the Duke of Monmouth . EG was moved to write her story after reading Lucy Walter...
Textual Production Ephelia
Elias Ashmole thus dated his copy of a verse broadside, Advice to His Grace (that is, to the Duke of Monmouth , would-be heir to the throne), by Ephelia .
English Short Title Catalogue.
Textual Production Elizabeth Jenkins
EJ wrote a play as a vehicle for her friend Baliol Holloway , in which he collaborated with her, supplying the theatrical expertise and especially his sense of stage timing. He played Charles II in...
Textual Production Jean Plaidy
Lucy Walter (who had become a fictional heroine early, in Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy 's Memoirs of the Court of England, 1695, and was soon to be treated by Elizabeth Goudge in The Child from the...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Aphra Behn
Its topic was the political posturing of Charles 's illegitimate son Monmouth , Protestant claimant to the succession.


November 1681
John Dryden published his political satireAbsalom and Achitophel, at Charles II 's personal suggestion, just a week before the first Earl of Shaftesbury 's trial for treason.
6 July 1685
The Duke of Monmouth 's Rebellion, aimed at getting possession of the throne, ended in defeat at Sedgemoor in Somerset, with much loss of life.
6 July 1685
The Duke of Monmouth 's Rebellion, aimed at getting possession of the throne, ended in defeat at Sedgemoor in Somerset, with much loss of life.
8 July 1685
News reached London of the defeat of Monmouth , Protestant contender for the throne of his Catholic uncle James II .
15 July 1685
The Duke of Monmouth was beheaded on Tower Hill, following his attempt to seize the throne.