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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 accumulation of the small daily events and exchanges that make up a life are the focus of Glynnis Fawkes's Persephone's Garden, a collection of comics written from 2012 to 2018, some previously published in magazines, journals, and websites.
There is a label saying 'George Fawkes' woven into the teddy's neck.
In a poll conducted by the BBC in 2002, Guy Fawkes surprisingly attained 30th position of the most famous 100 Britons.
The supposedly one-day celebratory event which commemorates the failed attempt of Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament.
Fawkes, a farmer from Christiana in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, began work on a steam plow that he christened "The Lancaster" and first demonstrated at the Lancaster County Fair in 1858.
But with Guy Fawkes' Night falling on a Monday this year, Stockton Council is asking for the people who attend to help decide the 2018 date.
Sozzled Caroline Fawkes, 22, flipped out amid fears nurses were laughing at her when she knocked over a sharp objects bin at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.
This, we were told, was when wicked Protestants killed brave Catholic Guy Fawkes.
Known by the family as Guy Fawkes' Passage, it is a creepy, bricklined crypt, punctuated with twists and turns, with spiders and moths lining the dripping limestone walls illuminated here and there by the odd grille above.
How many of us know that one of Guy Fawkes' co-conspirators hailed from the North East?
There are various versions of the poem, but either way, it's all in the name of (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/bonfire-night-2016-who-was-guy-fawkes-and-why-do-we-celebrate-wi/) 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.
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?
It may also have shone upon the faces of those who apprehended Fawkes in the cellars in the early hours of November 5 (Fawkes was subsequently tortured and condemned to death although he is said to have jumped from the scaffold and broken his neck, thereby avoiding the horror of hanging and quartering).