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Guy Fawkes

Born Guido Fawkes.

See also Gunpowder Plot and Britain.

Remember, remember the fifth of November,
Gunpowder treason and plot.
We see no reason
Why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot!


13 Apr 1570 Guy Fawkes born in Stonegate, Yorkshire.
May 1604 Guy Fawkes joins the Gunpowder Plot at the Duck and Drake in London.
4 Nov 1605 Guy Fawkes arrested.
5 Nov 1605 Guy Fawkes questioned by King James.
7 Nov 1605 Guy Fawkes confesses under torture.
27 Jan 1606 Guy Fawkes tried and convicted of high treason.
31 Jan 1606 Guy Fawkes executed for high treason at the Old Palace Yard, Westminster. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered.


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