Nov 3, 2022
It’s no small feat to tackle the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. It was an attempt by radical Catholic conspirators to assassinate King James I, and to destroy parliament in one devastating explosion, with Guy Fawkes lighting the fuse. But this two-part series is about more than just Guy Fawkes.
In this first episode we’ll aim to cover the crucial context of the plot. Join Curators Charles Farris, Brett Dolman and Alden Gregory as they discuss the backdrop to one of the most pivotal plots in history.
To discover more about Guys Fawkes and the Tower of London, go to: https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/history-and-stories/guy-fawkes-and-the-gunpowder-plot