Guy Fawkes Day

I think that those of you who are British must know that, but in Poland not many people have heard about that day.On 5th November people in England celebrate anniversary of detection Gunpowder P

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I think that those of you who are British must know that, but in Poland not many people have heard about that day.
On 5th November people in England celebrate anniversary of detection Gunpowder Plot.
It all started at night from 4th to 5th November 1605. Guy Fawkes wanted to kill the king Jacob I. Later it turned out that in assassination participated not only Guy Fawkes but few people too. They were founded in underground with 36 barrels with gunpowder inside. Their plot rely on load detonation and kill the king and officials at the moment of opening the Parliament.
After two months of process assassins were convicted to death by hanging and quartered.
That night is known as Guy Fawkes Night or Bonfire Night. Annually in anniversary of that assassination, there are parades in London. I November 2005 took a place big celebrations because of 400 anniversary of that night. To that story refers a comics “V for Vendetta” and a film on the basis of that comics.
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