Gunpowder Plot

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a conspiracy in 1605 in England to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament to avenge the persecution of Catholics in England

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amp;nbsp;   Why the Gunpowder treason
I know no reason, why gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot.
On a date known for gunpowder treason and plot, Celtic's defeat of Anderlecht will never be forgot.
Remember, remember the fifth of November, Gunpowder treason and plot.
In "England's Memorial," 1688/9 (see figure 4) the Gunpowder Treason imagery is reworked, and the Providential Eye looks down on the church, which replaces the House of Lords.
Without attempting closer identification, Foley in his entry on Anthony Rivers as such, tells us that he was ~socius' or secretary-companion to Henry Garnet, superior of the English Jesuit Mission for some years before his execution for alleged complicity in the gunpowder treason.
The words are: "Remember, remember the 5th of November, The gunpowder treason and plot.
REMEMBER, remember, the fifth of November, gunpowder treason and plot.