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Gunpowder Plot, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGunpowder Plot, thethe Gunpowder PlotˈGunpowder ˌPlot, the 🔊 🔊 a plan by English Catholics led by Guy Fawkes to kill King James I and destroy Parliament by means of explosives on November 5th 1605. The plan failed when one of the Catholics warned a relative not to attend Parliament that day and all the people in the Plot were caught and killed. The event is remembered every November 5th on Guy Fawkes' NIght. see also Fawkes, Guy
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