Friday 30 January 2015

The Gunpowder Plot Conspiracy

The Gunpowder Plot Conspiracy

Bretwalda Author Andrew May writes about the 1605 Gunpowder Plot on the Mysterious Universe Blog;
"The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 is one of the best known events in British history. Every year on November 5th, the foiling of the plot is commemorated with fireworks and the burning-in-effigy of Guy Fawkes, the best known of the conspirators. Ostensibly, their aim was to persuade the government to take a more tolerant attitude toward Roman Catholics… by blowing up the Houses of Parliament. But does that make sense? The actual effect was quite the opposite – a hardening of anti-Catholic feeling across the country. Before the end of the 17th century, people had begun to speculate that the Gunpowder Plot was, in fact, a false flag operation aimed at achieving exactly the result it did achieve."

Read the whole thing HERE

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