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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The foiling of the plan was commemorated with a national holiday on November 5, the day the attack was supposed to transpire, which has evolved into the festive annual celebration known as Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Night, after the conspirator who was discovered the night before with the explosives.
KNIVES & FAWKES On November 5, 1605, Guy Fawkes was caught lurking in a cellar of a Parliament building.
Two men in a van, both wearing hi-vis jackets - one said to have been wearing a white Guy Fawkes mask - were reported to have driven into a public car park near Plantation Close and Greenbridge Close.
Guy Fawkes evaded the full drawn-out horror of the punishment by jumping from the gallows and breaking his neck.
FASCINATINGFACTS | WE celebrate Bonfire Night - - November 5 - - because it is the anniversary of an attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament by Guy Fawkes.
Tracking visibility changes at 34 meteorological stations across the United Kingdom, atmospheric scientists from the University of Birmingham in England found that visibility dropped by around 25 percent each year on November's Guy Fawkes Night before returning to normal a day or two later.
5, Guy Fawkes Night, outside the Houses of Parliament that have become the symbol of the totalitarian regime.
When Guy Fawkes was skulking with his fellow plotters in the cellars beneath the Houses of Parliament on November 5, 1605, what was lighting his way?
Mr Winkley said he accepted Guy Fawkes was a convicted criminal who was executed for his role in the Gunpowder Plot.
GUY FAWKES is coming to Glasgow a day earlier than usual this year - because of a Celtic match.
This paper approaches this problem by an extended paradigm of Generalized Hough Transform (GHT) using shape matching applied to two types of object-of-interest, Guy Fawkes masks and Credit Cards.
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.
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.