Fawkes, Guy [1570-1606]@
Read about Guy Fawkes, the member of a group which attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. Sites provide biography, background of the Gunpowder Plot, text of his confession, bibliography, and facts.
Learn about the Gunpowder Plot, the failed attempt to blow up the British Houses of Parliament in 1605. Sites feature overview, background info, transcription of the trail, and newspaper account of the event originally known as the Powder Treason.
Wikipedia: Guy Fawkes Night
User-created article about Guy Fawkes Night (also known by names such as Guy Fawkes Day and Bonfire Night), with regional customs and traditional rhymes.
Bonfire Night Recipes
Tasty ways to celebrate Guy Fawkes Day from Hookery Cookery. Includes recipes for traditional favorites like burgers, toffee apples, parkin cake, baked potatoes, and more.
Scrap Album: Guy Fawkes Day
Provides a history of the bonfire celebration and a biography of Guy Fawkes, with British illustrations from the nineteenth century.
Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night
Find out why British people gather round bonfires once a year, burning effigies, and watching fireworks.
Twilight Bridge: Happy Guy Fawkes Day
Takes a look at the history of the Gunpowder Plot and the origin of Guy Fawkes Day along with its traditions.