If the Jurassic Coast had a Michelangelo, surely it would be Mark Anderson. Mark has no rich patrons in the old sense, and his works aren’t bound for holy places or palaces. But his art reaches a more popular audience. He is the famous sand sculptor of Weymouth, and his admirers include the Queen.
Anyone who could count could have predicted that the Monmouth Rebellion was ill fated. When James, Duke of Monmouth, sailed into the Harbour at Lyme on 11 June 1685, his invasion force consisted of just 83 men and three ships, two of which were fishing vessels.