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The Gunpowder Plot-Folger Shakespeare Library

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The 5th of november the day king James had the opening cermony of parliament. There was a  Group of English catholicst that had planed to kill the Kind James by igniting 36 barrels of gun power up. But little did they know they where betrayed. All of the English Catholicst either got killed trying to escape or, they got cought and had bin tortured then exacuted. After that event on 5th of november was now made a public holiday none as a "red letter day" this was inscribed into the britins calenber. on this day they would light of many fire works and have fires.

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Novmeber 5th, 1605 was another attempt at regicide come to light. Gun powder plot was motivated and churred by religous strife between protistants and catholics in genaral. James severe measures agaisnt Roman catholics for the most part. The plotters a group formed by catholics opposed to the protistant monarchy formulated a plan to kill king James, royal family, and dozens of government officals. One ceromony night being held at the parliment house and attented majority of the english government witch a man was found in the basment with a match and large quinities of gun powder.

 

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Guy Fawkes Presents: The Gunpowder Plot

Nick Knowles explores the facts and the fiction behind the legendary Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot.

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Gunpowder Plot Foiled!

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On Nov. 5, 1605, Guy Fawkes was discovered in the cellar of the House of Lords guarding barrels of gunpowder, exposing the plot they had formed to kill the king.

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In the time period of the 16th century a church called the Angelican Church arose. Elizabeth had made strict laws concerning religious practice & chuch attendence. She even made laws that included if you disobeyed her rules you would have punishments that were either fines or death. Catholics had made a plot of Catholic conspirators, including mostly Guy Fawkes, made a plot to blow up Parliment. This just shows that there was no religious freedom back in the day.

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