Monmouth Rebellion – Including Visit to Battlefield Sites


Military History

Day course

Chris Copson

14 April 2022

£77 includes transport

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This course will appeal to those interested in History, Military History and Local History of SW England

The day encompasses two parts. The first being lecture based and examining the social and religious pressures present in late 17th Century England, together with an examination of the military technology of the period and contrasting the equipment, training and organisation of the opposing forces.

The second part of the day involves a tour of the Sedgemoor battlefield including the site of the Royal camp, the route of Monmouth’s advance from Bridgwater and the battle itself.

Tutor information

Chris Copson is a British Army Reservist and Battlefield Guide. Currently working as Learning and Public Engagement Officer at Haynes International Motor Museum, he is former Curator of The Keep Military Museum, Dorchester and Education Officer at The Tank Museum

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.