Reference Entry

Scott [formerly Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649-1685), politician

Tim J. G. Harris

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Early years | Life at court | Military career and offices under the crown | Rumoured legitimacy and rivalry with the duke of York | The Popish Plot and exclusion crisis, 1678-1681 | The Rye House intrigues | The Monmouth rebellion, June-July 1685

Reference Entry.  9731 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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