The Gunpowder plot

The Gunpowder plot

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  • James I was a protestant king who didn't like catholics so he was mean to them one day some plotters decided to kill him by blowing up parliament with him in it! one of the plotters was guido/guy faux
  • Plan 1, their first plan was to dig under the thames and put some explosives there but a hole leaked a bit of water and that was the end of that! for plan 2 they snuck 36 barrels of gunpowder into the basement of parliament.
  • Guido explosives expert had the honour to light the fuse but then the kings chief advisor Robert Cecil received a note from Lord Monteagle who was mysteriously tipped not to be at parliament on November 5th 1605 they ordered a search and found Guido who claimed to be John Johnson but was arrested on a second search
  • They tortured Guido for 3 days so he would tell them the rest of his crew they fed him minimal food and put him on the rack!
  • after confessing they hung drawer and quartered a lot of his crew and him which means to be hanged cut up the middle of your chest so your organs fall out and then they cut you into quarters they did this for entertainment and to show a message, mess with us and this will happen
  • the remaining crew fled to Shafordshire and were shot by muskets, they say that one musket ball killed two of them at once!
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