Monmouth meaning

mŏnməth
English pretender to the throne. The illegitimate son of Charles II, he led a rebellion after the succession of the Catholic James II but was defeated in battle, captured, and beheaded.
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(person) (James Scott) 1649-85; illegitimate son of Charles II & pretender to the Eng. throne: executed for leading an insurrection against James II.
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