Gunpowder Plot definition

  • noun:
    • a conspiracy in 1605 in England to blow up James I and the homes of Parliament to avenge the persecution of Catholics in England; led by man Fawkes
    • a plot to destroy the King, Lords, and Commons, in revenge the penal legislation against Catholics. As Guy Fawkes, the broker for the conspirators, was planning to fire the my own, that has been placed under the home of Lords, he was seized, Nov. 5, 1605. Hence, Nov. 5 is known in England as Guy Fawkes Day.
  • proper-noun:
    • A failed land, in November 1605, to kill the Protestant master James we of The united kingdomt and VI of Scotland, also to inflatable your house of Lords using gunpowder.

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