This year sees the 400th anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot, remembered each year in Britain on November 5, when people gather around bonfires, watch fireworks and burn effigies of "Guys" to mark celebrations ordered in 1605 by King James after Guy Fawkes failed to blow up Parliament. Graphic shows timeline of events, picture of Guy Fawkes and map of London showing the area of London which would have been devastated if the plot had succeeded.
PUBLISHED: 1/11/2005; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Popperfoto
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Gunpowder Plot anniversary