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Guy Fawkes Day
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BBC: Britain Prepares to Light the Blue Touch Paper - Stand Well Back
- The British Broadcasting Corporation explains why the British insist on lighting fires and setting off rockets every November 5.
Britannia: The Gunpowder Plot
- David Nash Ford's comprehensive guide to the Gunpowder Plot and the plotters.
- Explains Recusancy which was a new offence in the 16th century which partly led to the gunpowder plot.
CNN: A Penny for Guy
- Short history of the Gunpowder Plot which includes information about the Tower of London.
Gunpowder : Guy Fawkes
- Single page with a discussion forum, debating the effects of the gunpowder that was stored in the cellars of Parliament.
- Comprehensive version of events aimed towards the learning community.
The Gunpowder Plot
- Easy to understand version of the plot.
The Gunpowder Plot
- This page is one of many from the Catholic Encyclopedia, it covers the subject profoundly.
The Gunpowder Plot of 1605
- Simplified explanation of the events and descriptions of the people involved.
The Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
- Review of the 1997 film of the same name and short history of the plot.
Gunpowder Plot Society
- Educational site with information about the people and the plot.
- Britannia's article about the life and times of Guy Fawkes by David Herber.
- A brief outline of the gunpowder plot.
- Explaining the signature of Guy Fawkes under torture, with a copy of the original document.
- Public Record office evidence and documents questioning torture.
- A short description of the Gunpowder Plot from the Guardian.
Guy Fawkes Day: Bonfire Night
- An easy to follow chronicle of events for the younger ones.
Guy Fawkes' Confession
- The documents that led to his execution and others from the Public Record Office UK.
- Britannia`s guide to the hideout of the plotters and the siege that followed.
- Britannia`s biography on one of the main plotters.
Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury
- Britannia`s biography on the infamous Earl that falsified the evidence and confessions of the plotters (or did he?).
- Britannia`s biography on a member of the gunpowder plot.
The Stuarts The Gunpowder Plot
- Two short views of the events.
Trial of Guy Fawkes and Others
- Transcription of the trial and the prosecution case against the conspirators.
United Kingdom Parliament: The Gunpowder Plot
- Parliament's story of the Gunpowder Plot in a FAQ style.
Wikipedia: Guy Fawkes
- Online encyclopedia covers the history of the Gunpowder Plot, with explanations of the words and terms used.
William Parker, Baron Morley & Monteagle
- Britannia`s biography on the man behind the famous letter.
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