The Gunpowder Plot - 1605

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History AS (Crown, Parliament and Authority) (James I) Mind Map on The Gunpowder Plot - 1605, created by Katie Difford on 04/12/2013.

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The Gunpowder Plot - 1605
1 An attempt by Catholics to overthrow James and his courtiers
2 The plan was to assassinate James and his 9-year-old daughter would be installed as Catholic Head of State
3 Had experienced members of the military in the group, including Guy Fawkes who had 10 years experience fighting in the Spanish Netherlands
4 When the plot was discovered, Fawkes, who was guarding the 36 barrels of gunpowder, was arrested quickly
5 When they discovered the plot was found out, the members fled London, trying to gain support along the way, but some were shot and killed
6 At their trial, 8 of the surviving members were tried for treason, hung, drawn and quartered
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