Guy Fawkes

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English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)


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5 nears, V distributes thousands of Guy Fawkes masks and people start having doubts about the party-state.
The FIFA chief is also a target for Kent's Edenbridge Bonfire Society, which aims to break the record for biggest Bonfire Night effigy with a 50ft Guy Fawkes tomorrow.
Luckily for all of us that Guy Fawkes tried to bring down Parliament and kill King James with gunpowder and fireworks, instead of something else like flooding them in gallons and tons of raw manure or dropping pigs on their heads from the roof of Parliament.
She said: "It all started a couple of months ago when we bought a new duvet and John came up with the idea of making a Guy Fawkes dummy with the old one.
A Hulton Archive image of |Gunpowder Plot leader Guy Fawkes
Glasgow Lord Provost Sadie Docherty said: "We always aim to make our fireworks display the safest and most spectacular way to enjoy Guy Fawkes night.
So yes, we do need a Guy Fawkes, now the ultimate symbol of protest four centuries after his gruesome death - "decapitated and the dismembered parts of his body displayed so it might be a prey for the fowls of the air.
Even Guy Fawkes Night, an infamous time for burglars to emerge, will not encourage many to take extra care as nearly 20 per cent (19 per cent) say that they won't put any extra home security in place when going out to celebrate the event.
The hacker identified as @TheHorsemenLulz attacked the Dubai Police's Twitter account, posting a message accompanied by an illustration of horsemen wearing Guy Fawkes masks.
A: One of the stories I investigated was about the ghost of Guy Fawkes who is said to haunt the Guy Fawkes Inn in York.
It's great to be Singaporean today," read a headline next to Anonymous' trademark Guy Fawkes mask, a symbol of anti-establishment defiance worldwide.
It's our very own celebration with bonfires being built and fireworks set off for more than 400 years since Guy Fawkes failed to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605.
The Guy Fawkes Day is indeed a highly regarded day in the calendar of the United Kingdom.