Button and buckle belonging to the Duke of Monmouth

Monmouth reputedly gave this buckle to a child when he stopped to change horses during his escape from Sedgemoor in 1685. The button is said to have been cut from Monmouthês coat.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : 126/2002
Collection Class
Civil War & Rebellion
Common Name
button and buckle belonging to the Duke of Monmouth
Simple Name
button and buckle
Period Classification
Post-Medieval (AD 1500-1800)
Production Date
metal, wood

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