Gunpowder Plot love

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  • proper noun UK A failed plot, in November 1605, to kill the Protestant king James I of England and VI of Scotland, and to blow up the House of Lords using gunpowder.

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  • noun a conspiracy in 1605 in England to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament to avenge the persecution of Catholics in England; led by Guy Fawkes

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  • Gunpowder Plot, and his remarkably successful reply to Haeckel's

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • When, in November, Gunpowder Plot was discovered, Sir Walter Raleigh was for a moment suspected.

    Raleigh

  • A new play set in 1605 England begins when King James 'right hand man commissions Shakespeare to write a play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy.

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  • A new play set in 1605 England begins when King James 'right hand man commissions Shakespeare to write a play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • A new play set in 1605 England begins when King James 'right hand man commissions Shakespeare to write a play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • Bill Cain's new play set in 1606 England begins when King James 'right hand man (David Pittu) commissions William Shakespeare (John Pankow) to write a new play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • A new play set in 1605 England begins when King James 'right hand man commissions Shakespeare to write a play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • A new play set in 1605 England begins when King James 'right hand man commissions Shakespeare to write a play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • Bill Cain's new play set in 1606 England begins when King James 'right hand man (David Pittu) commissions William Shakespeare (John Pankow) to write a new play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • A new play set in 1605 England begins when King James 'right hand man commissions Shakespeare to write a play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

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