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Gunpowder Plot Gunpowder Plot

Plaque: Gunpowder Plot

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London Borough of Hackney
The Gunpowder Plot. In a house near this site on 12 October 1605, Lord Monteagle received the letter unmasking the plot led by Guy Fawkes to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

Monteagle was at dinner when he received the letter so he passed it to a servant to read aloud. This servant was closely connected to one of the conspirators, so they were forewarned of the betrayal.

Site: Gunpowder Plot (1 memorial)

N1, Hoxton Street

Lord Monteagle wouldn't recognise the old 'hood, would he?

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Houses of Parliament

Also known as the Palace of Westminster, it comprises the House of Commons an...

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Gunpowder Plot

See Guy Fawkes for the story.

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Guy Fawkes

Born a protestant in York but became a Catholic when his widowed mother marri...

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Lord Monteagle

William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle. See Guy Fawkes for Monteagle's role in ...

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Hackney Council

Shoreditch Borough Council took over Shoreditch Vestry and was itself taken o...

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