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Guy Fawkes // The Man Who Tried To Blow Up Parliament

First published on
April 17, 2020
Kings & Queens
UK politics
Life in the UK

In the early hours of November 5th, 1605, a man was found in a cellar under The Houses of Parliament. He was moments away from blowing everything up, killing the King, and changing the course of British history forever.

Today we tell the story of Guy Fawkes, and how we went from religious terrorist to anti-establishment icon.

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