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because king James wanted to banish catholics a guy Fawkes was a catholic
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Who is Guy Fawkes?

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 (MORE)

Who was Guy Fawkes?

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 (MORE)

What did Guy Fawkes do?

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!

Why did Guy Fawkes want to blow up the houses of parliament?

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 (MORE)

When was Guy Fawkes killed?

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.

Was Guy Fawkes guilty?

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.

Why did King James want to use Ireland?

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 (MORE)

How does Macbeth kill the King James I?

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

What did guy Fawkes do and why?

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.

Where was Guy Fawkes killed?

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 (MORE)

Did Guy Fawkes kill the king?

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

Why did Guy Fawkes want to blow up the parliament?

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.

How did Guy Fawkes get killed?

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.

Did Guy Fawkes do it or not?

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.

Why did Guy Fawkes do what he did?

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.

Why did the Catholics want to kill King James I?

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 (MORE)

Why did guy Fawkes parents name him guy Fawkes?

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

Was there enough evidence for Guy Fawkes to be killed?

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 (MORE)

Why did guy Fawkes do?

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 (MORE)

Who helped Guy Fawkes kill James I?

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 (MORE)

Who was guy Fawkes and what did he do?

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 (MORE)

Did Guy Fawkes plead guilty?

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.

Why did Guy Fawkes hate king James so much?

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.

How long was Guy Fawkes tortured?

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 (MORE)

What is Guy Fawkes Day in England?

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.

Was guy Fawkes Victorian?

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.'

How much gunpowder did guy Fawkes have?

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 (MORE)

What religion was Guy Fawks?

He was born in to the [Anglican,] Catholic Church and left to join the Holy Roman Church a product of the Council of Trent.

Why is guy Fawkes so popular?

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.

Was guy Fawkes English?

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.

How did guy Fawkes try to kill the king?

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!

Who wanted the King James Bible printed?

" 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 (MORE)

Why guy Fawkes want to kill king James?

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 (MORE)

Why did catholics wanted to kill the James 1?

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 (MORE)