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The Gunpowder Plot.

Author: Alan Haynes
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every child has heard of Guy Fawkes and will most lilkely have watched a 'guy' being burnt on a bonfire and fireworks lighting up the night sky on Bonfire Night. This book answers the questions of history that lie behind the celebrations of 5 November. Who was Guy Fawkes and how did he come to be below the chamber of the House of Lords in the first hour of 5 November 1605. What desperation drove those involved to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haynes, Alan.
Gunpowder Plot.
New York : The History Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Haynes
ISBN: 9780752476162 0752476165
OCLC Number: 779140995
Description: 1 online resource (301 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; 1. The Politics of Salvation; 2. Plotters in Exile; 3. The Failed Plots; 4. The Gentlemen of the Sword; 5. The Hand of Providence; 6. Spies and Soundings; 7. Treason's Discovery; 8. After Midnight; 9. Transgression on Trial; 10. The Second Wave; 11. 'Sharp Additions'; 12. Postlude: The Plot, the Playwright and the Poets; Appendix I: The Gunpowder Commemorative Painting; Appendix II: The Swords of the Gentlemen; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography.

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In this new, updated edition he gathers together startling evidence to uncover the depth and extent of the plot, and how close the plotters came to de-stabilising the government in one of the most  Read more...

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