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date: 14 November 2019

The Gunpowder Plotlocked

  • Mark Nicholls


Remember, Remember, fifth of November, gunpowder, treason, and plot.

Many in Britain today do indeed remember the Gunpowder Plot. They recognize the name Guy Fawkes, and they have at least some general understanding of what he was about, in the cellars of the House of Lords...

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