Today in 1605: Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot! Guy Fawkes was held prisoner at the #TowerofLondon for his part in the Gunpowder Plot, prior to his execution. He was captured whilst guarding explosives underneath the House of Lords, stored there in an attempt to assassinate the Protestant King James I in favour for the King’s Catholic daughter, Princess Elizabeth. #guyfawkes #guyfawkesnight #onthisday #history #repost @historicroyalpalaces

November 05, 2016 at 12:54PM Today in 1605: Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot!

Guy Fawkes was held prisoner at the #TowerofLondon for his part in the Gunpowder Plot, prior to his execution. He was captured whilst guarding explosives underneath the House of Lords, stored there in an attempt to assassinate the Protestant King James I in favour for the King’s Catholic daughter, Princess Elizabeth. #guyfawkes #guyfawkesnight #onthisday #history #repost @historicroyalpalaces

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