Why did Guy Fawkes want to kill King James?
because king James wanted to banish catholics a guy Fawkes was a catholic
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He was a Roman Catholic Revolutionary involved in the failed 1605 Gunpowder Plot against King James I if England for which he was drawn, quartered and hung.. Guy (or Guido) Fawkes was a soldier in Catholic Spain's Army. He is mostly known for his famous Gunpowder Plot against Parliament on 5th Nove…mber 1605. The authorities were given a letter by an anonymous person who told them about the plot and caught Guy Fawkes. Guy died on 31st January 1606 by hanging. (MORE)
Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament by sneaking in lots of gunpowder That's how you put it basically. Guy Fawkes wanted to practise Roman Catholic procedures but wasn't allowed under King James VI rule. So to try and "teach them a lesson" he decided, along with others, to blow up a…ll the government officials, King James and his family. All of these people would be in the House of Parliament on the 5th of November for the legislature ( to change the laws that need to be changed) and they thought that day would be perfect. They piled ten tons of gunpowder into the cellar of the House Of Parliament. Unfortunately, they had sent an anonymous letter to a old friend, Lord Monteagle, telling him to stay away from the House of Parliament on the 5th of November. Lord Monteagle became suspicious and handed the note to the police. They decided to do a full search of the building and in the early morning of the 5th of November, they discovered all the gunpowder. So they didn't alert the conspirators, they left all the gunpowder there and waited for a conspirator to go down there so then they could find out who was behind it and what they were planning to do. Guy Fawkes was the caught as he was about to light the gunpowder. they arrested him and discovered nearly all the other conspirators. Only one man escaped and was never found. Those that were found were held until 31st January 1606 when they were put on trial and charged with treason, punishable by being hung, drawn and quartered. Meaning that they were hung until the were dead then they pulled out their entrails before slicing their bodies into quarters often to be sent to the four corners of the land as examples with the head displayed locally. Guy Fawkes day is now celebrated every year on the 5th of November by many fireworks being lit. It is mainly only celebrated in British countries or countries recently become independent from Britain for example Australia and New Zealand. He is a man who tried to blow up parliament in 1605 on the 5th of November, he almost succeeded but the morning he was going to do it he was caught. He was hung early the next year. Guy Forks day is celebrated in different parts of the world on the 5th of November every year. The film 'V for Vendetta' is based on this. Good film! (MORE)
COCAINE. ALso, he and a group of friends tried to blow up the UK Houses of Parliament in 1605 but he got caught and that is why we have bonfire night and burn a guy on the bonfire!
Because he had a religious grude against the Parliament at the time , it is like the 9/11 attacks .
Guy Fawkes was a zealous Catholic, and later served for many years as a soldier gaining considerable expertise with explosives; both of these were crucial to his involvement in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. From 1563, legislation evolved which demanded citizens recognise the King as Supreme Governo…r of the Church. Refusal to submit was punishable by death. The Gunpowder Plot was an attempt by a group of Catholic extremists to assassinate King James I of England, his family, and most of the Protestant aristocracy in one hit by blowing up the Houses of Parliament during the State Opening. Fawkes represented fair authority, righteousness, the good of the people and not the government, and the correct use of power, not corruption. to kill king James along with the Parliament Guido Fawks (which is his real name) tried to blow up the houses of Parliament but he got caught. Answer . The 'Gunpowder plot' was an attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament, which would displace Protestant rule by killing King James I of England and the entire Protestant aristocracy. (MORE)
He was executed on January 31, 1606.. The story goes that, climbing up to the hanging platform, Fawkes deliberately leapt off the ladder, breaking his neck and dying instantly.
Many people believe that Guy Fawkes was guilty but there is evidence to suggest that he was framed by the King's Advisor, Robert Cecil.
King James was the son of Mary queens of Scots and at the age of 13 months inherited the scottish 'crown'. He was an impoverished monarch who had lavish tastes and was becomming more and more indebted. James vigorously and systematically pursued the plantation policy in Ireland throughout his rei…gn. This enabled him to access a revenue from the population while also using the forces he was gathering to make sure that he was not extrodited back to England as, later in life, he was not welcome either there or in Scotland. (MORE)
He doesn't Macbeth and King James I lived hundreds of years apart. They actually have nothing to do with each other. Macbeth's best friend and foil Banquo's line connects to King James I. Shakespeare wrote the play for king James I
He attempted to blow up the houses of parliament with a massive amount of gunpowder hidden in the cellars. He was caught just as he was about to light the fuse. He was a catholic, and was trying to assassinate the king - who was a protestant.
On 31 January, 1606 Guy Fawkes and a number of others implicated in the Gunpowder Plot were tried in Westminster Hall, London. After being found guilty, they were taken to Old Palace Yard in Westminster and St Paul's Yard, where they were to be hanged, drawn and quartered.. Fawkes, however, cheated… the hangman by jumping from the scaffold, breaking his neck before he could be drawn and quartered. So really he committed suicide and was not killed. (MORE)
Because he was a fundamentalist Catholic who wished Britain to return to papal control and the king and parliament were powerful and by blowing them up he would destabilise Britain for a possible Spanish attack.
Guy Fawkes tried to assasinate King James I of England/James VI of Scotland for he was a different religion to Guy Fawkes. Hope Helpful :P
because they wanted to kill him because he wanted all the catholic to be protestant
No, he was caught out by one of the King's men hours before he was about to light the gunpowder. One of the plotters sent a letter to the King informing him of the plot. Guy Fawkes was then hanged, drawn and quartered
cause he was a weirdo The Protestant propaganda of the period stated that they wanted to stem the tide of Protestantism in Britain and return the realm to Catholicism. Conspiracy theorists claim the Protestants set them up in order to have an excuse to root out the remaining Catholics.
He was captured and tortured. He was then sentenced to be hung, drawn and quartered, but as he was about to be hung, he jumped off the gallows and broke his neck, so when he was cut open he was dead.
Guy Fawkes was apart of the Gunpowder Plot (the plot to kill King James I), but the plot failed, so he did not kill the king.
as we have researched guy Fawkes didnt actually do anything all he did was sit in the grand opening with a load of gunpowder but really he was passing the grand opening whe he was found guilty.
the group of catholics wanted to assassinate him because he was a catholic but Gu Fawkes was innocent because he was set up by king James' servant! Guy Fawkes was found underneath parliament with a lot of gunpowder but he was set up by the lords servant who was a criminal) but apparently had a new s…tart! A weird letter was sent to the lord telling him that there was a plot to blow up parliament. The servant was in charge when the guards went to search parliament for gunpowder. He waited 10 days after the letter was delivered, it was said that he waited until he knew Guy was in the basement! (MORE)
\nGuy (Guido) Fawkes didn't make fireworks. He tried to blow up the English houses of parliament with barrels of gunpowder and was caught, tried and executed.
He got thrown on a bon fire outside Houses' of Parliament in a London after trying to blow it up
because in in tudor times that name was very popular Guy comes from the French language and it was obviously favoured by his parents. Fawkes is an old surname which is spelt quite a few ways, such as Folkes
As I understand it he was caught red handed. The standards of evidence for the execution of people before the 20th century, and in some instances well into the 20th century, are really not applicable. What it does show however is just what people will attempt to achieve, knowing the consequences of …capture, in the name of religion. (MORE)
Actually his main target was Harry Potter. The reason he wanted to kill him was because of a prophecy.
Gunpowder Plotters want to Kill King James l because James don'tlike Catholic so James Decided that the Catholics will leave thecountry but Chatholics Dis AGREE.
Most British people know that the Gunpowder Plot was simply to get rid of the Protestant king (who disliked Catholics). James I was simply another Protestant monarch to get rid of. Guy Fawkes was smuggled back to Britain from Spain to help with the plot, since he was...um...an explosives expert. Mos…t historians believe, though, that the plotters were encouraged by spies and the plot was all a trick. (MORE)
James I was not killed by Guy Fawkes, the plot was discovered in time. The Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to kill James I and most of the Protestant aristoracy was led by Robert Catesby. Others involved in the plot were Thomas and Robert Winter, John and Christopher Wright, Robert Keyes, Thomas Percy, J…ohn Grant, Ambrose Rokewood, Sir Everard Digby, Francis Tresham and Thomas Bates. (MORE)
Guy Fawkes was a man born on 13th April 1570 in York who died in January 1606. He was the most famous plotter of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot, a plan to blow up King James I of England. He was caught attempting to light a fuse underneath the House of Lords and then tortured for information. On 31st Janua…ry, 1606, he and his co-conspirators were due to be executed, on which day Guy Fawkes commited suicide. Bonfire Night (November 5th) was a public holiday until the late 1800s. One popular tradition is burning effigies or 'guys' on a - surprise, surprise - bonfire. The word 'guy' first entered the English language with this meaning, but then went on to mean any male person. And all because of Guy. (MORE)
dont know but as he was caught red handed it is a moot point --------------- Fawkes did indeed plead not guilty. His reasoning was ignorance ofcertain aspects of his indictment. But he was still found guiltyand sentenced to death.
Guy Fawkes was a devout Catholic and James I was a Protestant. The King was the supreme head of the church so the Church of England was Protestant. Guy Fawkes wanted to kill the King so a Catholic King could take his place.
The answer previously provided details the death by hanging,drawin, and quartering of the convicted Guy (Guido) Fawkes. Fawkes had somewhat cooperated with his captors after having beenarrested in the cellars below Parliament's chambers at WestministerHall. Fawkes gave a partial list of co-conspira…tors, His Majesty,King James, who was to have been the primary victim of theGunpowder Plot, was not satisfied that Guy Fawkes had fullyconfessed and cooperated with authorities. The King, therefore,wrote out a detailed set of tortures, becoming progressively moreintense and maiming and painful. This writing was communicated tothe Lord Lieutentant of the Tower and still exists. Formally, the King's letter indicated that His Majesty desired thatGuy Fawkes be "put to the question" because Fawkes was bound overto the civil law and the legal process could not further proceeduntil Fawkes had properly pleaded his crime. Generally, Fawkes would have been asked again to detail hisconfession. If not inclusive of further parties to the Plot againstthe King's person, he would have been roughed up--usually, slappedand/or punched in the face with a gloved head. (The accused stillhad to appear in court.) More sturdy men could have withstood thisabuse. The next step, after a brief rest period was to choke thevictim with a cloth to the point passing out, release the cloth andlet the victim revive. This was mostly a terror technique. The nextstep was to use thumbscrews on the non-writing hand of a man whocould read and write. This vice-like device was placed on eitherside of the thumb and slowly tightened to the point of eitherbreaking the thumb or dislocating the first joint. This torture wasquite painful and caused the victim to pass out. This torture couldbe repeated on the other fingers, again non-writing hand first. If this got no answer to the question, the boot could be used. Awooden vice-like device that resembled a wooden half boot that wasslipped over the barefoot of the victim. As with the thumbscrews,the boot was tightened until the foot was either dislocated,broken, or the ankle severely compressed. This particular torturecould only be used once since it was maiming. Remember, the victimhad to appear in court after the confession, under the question,was obtained. Less often, the English used the strappado--looks like two hoops,but the victim was doubled over into the device, with the hoopsbeing drawn tighter. Generally, the victim was left horriblycontorted in this device for a period of time as gravity and lackof movement took their toll. Most victims fainted from the pain andnumbness this torture caused. It could take a victim two days tofinally regain feeling and movement after being placed in thestrappado. This device left no marks. Pincers, look like tongs for removing nails from horseshoes, couldbe heated or used cold on the victim's bare skin; face, neck,hands, wrists, and sometimes forearms excepted--the victim had toappear in court. As one might expect, pincers, literally, apinching device, raised a very tender, red welt and, if heated, athird degree burn. This torture was the first of thelife-threatening tortures and was closely supervised so the victimwas not killed. The rack was available and this deviced had the victim lying on hisback on what look liked a bedstead without the mattress and a winchat one end. Ropes were looped on the victim's wrists and ankles.The crank was turned was turned a quarter to a full crank--atfirst, to cause general aching in the limbs. If the victim did notcomply, the limbs were pulled until the arms were dislocated fromthe shoulder sockets as were legs from the hip sockets. A victim ofthis torture could take several days to revive. If the warden was really trying to prove his point on the victim,he might use one torture that was common to the battlefield whichwas the use of a heated metal rod. The victim's trousers anddrawers were lowered, he was bent over a table or sawhorse, and themetal rod applied against the victim's anus. This torture was meantto humilate, disorient, cause intense discomfort, and a nearimmediate response to the question. This torture was consideredextreme and could only be used once because it could put the victiminto shock and potentially kill. All the while, the victim was given only bread and water since itwas thought that refusing sustenance was inhuman. Very clearly, Guy Fawkes was put to the question; tortured, firstby beating, then by thumbscrews. The boot was probably not employedbecause he jumped to his death. He was probably placed in thestrappado and then racked. His signature on the confession of 9November has a barely readable signature. (MORE)
November 5th is a commemoration of the discovery and foiling of the gunpowder plot which was intended to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. Guido Fawkes was the man who was caught but not the main perpetrator.
No, Guy Fawkes was infact around within the 16th and 17th Century, the Date making him famous was the 5th November 1603 when he attempted to blow up Parliment. Known as 'The Gunpowder Plot.'
I am quite persuaded by recent historical research that suggests Guido Fawkes and his so-called accomplices had nothing to do with any kind of plot at all. The suggestion is that so much gunpowder - barrels and barrels of the stuff - was quite publically 'discovered' underneath Westminster Hall th…at the handful of men who were executed could not possibly have physically carried it all along the very busy corridors and secretly stashed it: it would have taken a couple of days of endless coming and going. All of the 'plotters' were also found immediately at home, two of them having a relaxed family dinner together at the time, as soon as the 'plot' was made public. They were never actually seen anywhere near parliament. Documents have also been uncovered which suggest the gunpowder was taken from a well-guarded military arsenal on the orders of an official close to the monarch who had a long career as a sycophantic lackey after the 'conspirators' were theatrically incinerated. (MORE)
He was born in to the [Anglican,] Catholic Church and left to join the Holy Roman Church a product of the Council of Trent.
It's is important because its a reminder of the Plot and the downfall of the Catholic Conspirators.
I think it was because James hated catholics because he was a protestant. Tell me if you like the answer. by Mugen Uzumaki
a number of catholic conspiritors including guy Fawkes tried to burn down the houses of parliament with the gun powder plot.. i don't know the rest but i think basically they put him on the fire to burn.
To kill King James, in order to prevent the publishing of the 1611 King James bible.
Guy Fawkes was married to Maria Pulleyn. No, Guy Fawkes did not have any children. Hope it helps
Guy Fawkes was born in and raised York, England and although he wasEnglish, he spent much of his adult life travelling the continentand fought on the side of Catholic Spain in the Eight Year's War.
The main leader of the group that plotted to blow up the king, was Robert Catesby
He never tried to kill the king.Guy Fawkes was part of a group of men who wanted to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London but he was caught red-handed with the explosives!
He tried the blow up the Houses of Parliament in London but he did not succeed.
" King James ": "TO THE MOST HIGH AND MIGHTY PRINCE JAMES , BY THE GRACE OF GOD, KING OF GREAT BRITAIN, FRANCE, AND IRELAND, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH, etc. The Translators of the Bible wish Grace, Mercy, and Peace, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord... "For when Your Highness had once out of deep jud…gment apprehended the labours, both in our own, and other foreign Languages, of many worthy men who went before us, there should be one more exact Translation of the holy Scriptures into the English Tongue ; Your Majesty did never desist to urge and to excite those to whom it was commended , that the work might be hastened [emphasis, mine], and that the business might be expedited in so decent a manner, as a matter of such importance might justly require... "And now at last, by the mercy of God, and the continuance of our labours, it brought to such a conclusion, as that we have such great hopes that the Church of England shall reap good fruit thereby; we hold it our duty to offer it to Your Majesty , not only as to our King and Sovereign, but as to the principal Mover and Author of the work [emphasis, mine]..." (excerpt from the King Jame Bible dedication page) (MORE)
Because he had several disagreements with the mafia and the mafia didn't like the king and so told him if he wanted to live he had to go and blow up Parliament and they would be even and so he said yes because not only did he want his debt settled but he also did not like the King because he slept w…ith his wife (MORE)
The King and Parliament in particular were making it clear to non-conforming Catholics that a return of the Roman Catholic Church to England as the state religion was never going to be a possibility. The plot to kill James was as much about him as it was about Parliament which if it had blown up w…ould have killed the kings relatives, the Privy Counsel, the Protestant Aristocracy, all the Bishops of the Church of England and judges of the legal system. In total the whole of the Protestant State. The plotters intended to install the Kings daughter as a puppet Queen and return the Church to Rome. (MORE)
Guy Fawkes was part of a plot lead by Robert Catesby. The five main plotters first met at an inn called the "Duck and Drake" in London on the 20th May 1604
Guy fawkes was angry because all the catholics were treated unfairly, better than the protestants do they used the gunpowder plot to get rid of king James to make a catholic person king