New College of the Humanities

Gunpowder Plot

John Izon describes details of the case against Fawkes' co-conspirators.

S.M. Toyne draws upon Guy Fawkes’ background in an effort to better understand his single-minded motivation.

Mark Bryant looks at the rich tradition of cartoons and caricatures inspired by the Gunpowder Plot.

Much has been written about Guy Fawkes, but less well-known are the two figures who apprehended him in Parliament's cellars.

Simon Adams investigates the political and religious options available to the Catholics of early Jacobean England, and asks why some chose to attempt the spectacular coup in November 1605.

Pauline Croft explains the origins of Bonfire Night.