Guy Fawkes

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Fawkes, Guy:

see Gunpowder PlotGunpowder Plot,
conspiracy to blow up the English Parliament and King James I on Nov. 5, 1605, the day set for the king to open Parliament. It was intended to be the beginning of a great uprising of English Catholics, who were distressed by the increased severity of penal laws
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Fawkes, Guy

(1570–1606) leader of Gunpowder Plot to blow up Houses of Parliament (1605). [Br. Hist.: EB, IV: 70, 801]
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We are proud to have been able to help commemorate this historical event and pleased to announce that, with Guy Fox History Project, we will be donating 10,000 books to children, schools, libraries and community groups across the UK.
the utopia at their airport,'' said Guy Fox, the cargo association executive.
Guy Fox, was asked to be an Advisory Board Member in the Mayor of Los Angeles' newly formed office of International Trade.