a very Gunpowder Plot, for every Saturday's expenses.

Category: Daily Life | Type: Historical | Title: David Copperfield (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: I Become Neglected, and Am Provided For

Guy Fawkes (Search) and his fellow conspirators attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. Their capture and especially Fawkes's torture and execution were celebrated as a patriotic holiday.  

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