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Guy Fawkes Day project – Fireworks

By |2018-04-08T11:14:20+00:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

Carrying a puppet of Guy Fawkes to burn him There's a famous verse about Guy Fawkes' plot to blow up the King of England and the Houses of Parliament in 1605, and it goes like this: Remember, remember the Fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder treason Should ever [...]

Cromwell and Early Modern Britain

By |2018-10-29T20:39:48+00:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

James I of England James I of England When Queen Elizabeth died in 1603 AD, she left England in very good shape. Because Elizabeth had no children, she left power to her nephew James I, the son of her sister Queen Mary. More about Queen Elizabeth European history articles James I was 37 years old. He [...]