Gunpowder Plot
The Gunpowder Plot of 1605, in earlier centuries often called the Gunpowder Treason Plot or the Jesuit Treason, was a failed assassination attempt against King James I of England and VI of Scotland by...
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Gunpowder Plot in popular culture
The Gunpowder Plot was a failed assassination attempt against King James VI of Scotland and I of England by a group of provincial English Catholics led by Robert Catesby. Their aim was to blow up the ...
Guy Fawkes Night
Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in Great Britain. Its history begins with the event...
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Guy Fawkes
Guy Fawkes (/ˈɡaɪ ˈfɔːks/; 13 April 1570 – 31 January 1606), also known as Guido Fawkes, the name he adopted while fighting for the Spanish, was a member of a group of provincial English Catholic...
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Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, KG PC (1 June 1563? – 24 May 1612) was an English administrator and politician.
He was the son of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley and Mildred Cooke. His...
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Guy Fawkes mask
The Guy Fawkes mask is a stylised depiction of Guy Fawkes, the best-known member of the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to blow up the House of Lords in London in 1605 in order to restore a Catholic head o...
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Guy Fawkes (film)
Guy Fawkes is a 1923 British silent historical film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Matheson Lang, Nina Vanna and Hugh Buckler. The film depicts the Gunpowder plot of 1605 in which a group of ...
Observance of 5th November Act 1605
The Observance of 5th November Act 1605 (3 Ja. I, c. 1,) also known as the "Thanksgiving Act", was an Act of the Parliament of England passed in 1606 in the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot.The Bill w...
James VI and I
James VI and I (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English cr...
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Guy Fawkes River
Guy Fawkes River, a perennial stream that is part of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the New England and Northern Tablelands districts of New South Wales, Australia.
Guy Fawkes River r...
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John and Christopher Wright
John (Jack) Wright (January 1568 – 8 November 1605), and Christopher (Kit) Wright (1570? – 8 November 1605), were members of the group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed ...
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West Country Carnival
The West Country Carnival is an annual celebration featuring a parade of illuminated floats (also referred to as carts), in the English West Country. The celebration dates back to the Gunpowder Plot o...
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Eleanor Brooksby
Eleanor Brooksby was an English noblewoman who, along with her sister Anne Vaux, supported Catholics in England during the 16th century by providing safe houses including Baddesley Clinton in Warwicks...
Oswald Tesimond
Oswald Tesimond (1563 – 23 August 1636) was a Jesuit born in either Northumberland or York who, while not a direct conspirator, had some involvement in the Gunpowder Plot.He was educated in York, in t...
Guy Fawkes (novel)
Guy Fawkes first appeared as a serial in Bentley's Miscellany, between January and November 1840. It was subsequently published as a three-volume set in July 1841, with illustrations by George Cruiksh...
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John Gerard (Jesuit)
John Gerard (1564–1637) was an English Jesuit priest, operating covertly in England during the Elizabethan period in which the Catholic Church was subject to persecution. He was the second son of Sir ...
Edmund Whitelocke
Edmund Whitelocke (1565–1608) was an English soldier, royal courtier and suspected conspirator.
He was born in the parish of St. Gabriel, Fenchurch Street, London, on 10 February 1565, the eldest ...
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Holbeche House
Holbeche House (also, in some texts, Holbeach or Holbeache) is a mansion located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Kingswinford, now in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley but historically in...
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Ashby St Ledgers
1°10′W / 52.30°N 01.16°W / 52.30; -01.16Ashby St Ledgers is a village in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire, England. The post town is Rugby in Warwickshire. The Manor ...
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William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle
William Parker, 13th Baron Morley, 4th Baron Monteagle (1575 – 1 July 1622) was an English peer, best known for his role in the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot. In 1605 Parker was due to attend the op...
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Derek Acorah
Derek Acorah (born Derek Francis Johnson on 27 January 1950) describes himself as a spirit medium. He is best known for his television work on Most Haunted, broadcast on Living TV (2002–2015). He has ...
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Guy Fawkes River National Park
Guy Fawkes River National Park, a national park comprising 100,590 hectares (248,600 acres), is located on the eastern edge of the New England Tablelands and the western edge of the Dorrigo Plateau, i...
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Agnes Wenman, Viscountess Wenman
Agnes, Viscountess Wenman (died 1617) was an English Roman Catholic woman, under suspicion of involvement at the time of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. She is correctly referred to either as Agnes Wenman...
Equivocation (play)
Equivocation, written by Bill Cain, is a play about telling the truth in difficult times. It proposes the question: what if the government commissioned William Shakespeare (known as Shagspeare in the ...
The Gunpowder Plot: Exploding The Legend
The Gunpowder Plot: Exploding The Legend was a British television show, hosted by Richard Hammond that recreated elements of the Gunpowder Plot in which Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up the House of Lo...
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