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martes, 6 de noviembre de 2012
"Remember, remember the fifth of November.
Gunpowder, treason and plot.
I see no reason why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot".
November 5th 1605, a group of Catholic conspirators plotted to
assassinate King James I of England (and VI of Scotland) by blowing up
the House of Lords during the opening of parliament.
hid kegs full of gunpowder in the cellars beneath the chamber where the
king and the rest of the political elite would assemble. Enough powder
was stored to completely destroy the building and kill everyone present.
of the conspirators, Guy Fawkes, was tasked with igniting this huge
bomb. It is Fawkes' effigy that is still burned on 5 November bonfires
to this day. Do you want to learn more and have fun? Click on the picture and play the game.