james scott, duke of monmouth

Monmouth

[mon-muhth]
noun
1.
James Scott, Duke of, 1649–85, illegitimate son of Charles II of England and pretender to the throne of James II.
2.
a city in W Illinois.
4.
former name of Freehold.
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Monmouth1 (ˈmɒnməθ)
 
n
a market town in E Wales, in Monmouthshire: Norman castle, where Henry V was born in 1387. Pop: 8547 (2001)

Monmouth2 (ˈmɒnməθ)
 
n
James Scott, Duke of Monmouth. 1649--85, the illegitimate son of Charles II of England, he led a rebellion against James II in support of his own claim to the Crown; captured and beheaded

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