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Catesby

Robert. 1573--1605, English conspirator, leader of the Gunpowder Plot (1605): killed while resisting arrest
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The actor's parents are playwright Deborah Catesby and businessman Sir David Richard Harington.
Well, it was important to see why Robert Catesby and the men around him decided to try to kill many, many people.
Meanwhile, Percy and Robert Catesby were shot dead while on the run and escaped the executioners' butchery, although heir bodies were exhumed and decapitated, and their heads exhibited on spikes outside Parliament.
Long before Catesby and Guy Fawkes came along, Catholic and Protestant heretics were hanged, drawn and quartered or burned at the stake across Europe.
This was the home of the Catesby family where, in 1605, Robert Catesby and Guy Fawkes gathered with their conspirators to plan the Gunpowder Plot.
My mother's maiden name is Catesby and so is my middle name, but if you go that far back everyone is related to everyone else anyway' The drama tells the story of the infamous plot from the point of view of the Catholics.
The book also includes autobiographical remarks and brief essays by students and colleagues of author Catesby Taliaferro, a former professor at Notre Dame.
Part II, "Reaping the Early Republic," explores the legacies of Sloane and Catesby in the works of colonial natural history writers during the revolutionary era when natural history became a genre through which to explore the possibilities of the new republic, both as a political formation and an expanding empire.