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Faith and Treason : The Story of the Gunpowder Plot
Faith and Treason The Story of the Gunpowder Plot
Author: Antonia Fraser
In England, November 5 is Guy Fawkes Day, when fireworks displays commemorate the shocking moment in 1605 when government authorities uncovered a secret plan to blow up the House of Parliament--and King James I along with it. A group of English Catholics, seeking to unseat the king and reintroduce Catholicism as the state religion, daringly plac...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385471909
ISBN-10: 0385471904
Publication Date: 10/13/1997
Pages: 384
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Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Lady Antonia Fraser's usual superb scholarship presented so that the modern reader can identify with the historical characters and follow the events of the time. As the title indicates, this is the story of the Gunpowder Plot, the foiling of which is celebrated every November in Great Britain. The book not only focuses on the primary movers of this plot but also their families, servants and the impact on the country as a whole.


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