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Oh that he was alive today -D

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OneFootInTheGrave

OneFootInTheGrave Report 13 Apr 2013 15:18

On 13 April 1570 Guy Fawkes, also known as Guido Fawkes, was born in York, he adopted the name while fighting for the Spanish in the Low Countries.

He was part of a group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605 to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

Oh that he was alive today :-D :-D :-D

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 13 Apr 2013 15:29

He was a hero for a large section of British society. He was detested by others - who celebrated his death every 5 Nov with a public holiday, merry family days including a lot of baptims and weddings. Then they would dance round his burning effigy and celebrate his death for at least 200 years after 1605:-S :-S

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 13 Apr 2013 19:36

He would now be residing in either Belmarsh Prison or Guantanamo Bay!!!!

:-D

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 13 Apr 2013 20:21

I always find it strange that Catholics celebrate Fireworks night :-S

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 13 Apr 2013 20:24

GUY FAWKES WAS CAUGHT BY LORD KNYVETTE
WHO LIVED IN STANWELL,,