Snippets of Lyme Regis’ rich history, provided by local historian and author Peter Lacey. To view more comment and opinion pieces, visit our Blogs section.
THE Monmouth-led rebellion was a result of anti-Catholic feeling in the western counties, with Monmouth’s aim to depose the Catholic-minded James II. The Duke promised that, when King, he would defend the country against popery, tyranny and oppression. […]