King James was a protestant King who did not like catholics.Catholics were unhappy with King James.King James made it illegal so if you were a catholic you had to pay a fine.
Robert Catesby plus three friends started a plot to kill the King they had 20 barrels of gunpowder.They were going to do it on a big night the day the king went to the houses of parliament.
Then Robert Catesby and three of his friends found a soldier who new how to use gunpowder his name was Guy Fawkes.He was a catholic and was very angry with the King so he was ready to join the plot.
I have two barrels!
How many barrels have you got?
Two will not be enough more like 20
The group joined three more people to help.One of the three people had a friend how worked at the houses of parliament and told him to go away on that day.the man showed the King.
King James sent out soldiers to look for the group they could not find anyone so they started searching around the neighbourhood and in the cellar in the house next door they found Guy Fawkes with 20 barrels of gunpowder.
Then Guy fawkes was arrested and he got hung and cut until he said the names of his crew.Adventually they all got trail for treason and killed.