Title: "Gunpowder, Treason & Plot"
created on 01 Nov 12

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Comments on this picture (32):
1. Arw65 wrote:
 I see no reason why gunpowder, treason Should ever be forgot.
2. Normal wrote:
 Cleverly drawn, Steve!
3. indigo wrote:
 Excellent! ^J^
4. clorophilla wrote:
 don't know this guy but it's cool!
5. stevedover1965 wrote:
 Guy Fawks was part of a plot to destroy the houses of Parliament during the reign of King James (Elizabeth 1 son) on 5th November 1605. The idea was to kill King James 1st and his government and re-instate a Catholic King to the British Throne, the plot w
6. stevedover1965 wrote:
 was discovered just in time due to the receipt of an anonymous letter detailing the plot. After a search by authorities Guy Fawkes was discovered
7. stevedover1965 wrote:
 guarding the explosives in storage rooms beneath the House of Lords where the King and his Lords were due to meet later. He was tortured and eventually broke giving details
8. stevedover1965 wrote:
 of the plot, just before he was due to be hung drawn and quartered he jumped of the scaffold breaking his neck avoiding the agony of the public mutilation. His effigy is burned every 5th November to remind people of the consequences of being a traitor and
9. stevedover1965 wrote:
 Plotting against the throne of England.
10. Login wrote:
 James VI of Scotland (Son of Mary, Queen of Scotland) also became James I of England and Ireland and was the first Stuart monarch of England). He succeeded the Tudor Queen Elizabeth I, who incidentally had ordered the execution of his mother, years before
11. stevedover1965 wrote:
 Guy Fawkes is the story behind Bonfire Night...!
12. stevedover1965 wrote:
 Thanks Login, just thought a little history lesson was required to explain Bonfire Night and my choice of picture.
13. LadyO wrote:
 Very nicely done.
14. Hazer wrote:
 Very well done, Steve!
15. okeanos wrote:
 "V" for ventetta -Freedom forever.. (A film for this history).Wonderfully idea to drawing a Bonfire night!!!
16. missmuffet68 wrote:
 Nice work :)
17. lipstick8610 wrote:
 really good!
18. lipstick8610 wrote:
 Elizabeth the 1st didnt have any children
19. stevedover1965 wrote:
 I know slight mistake she was his aunty
20. bluemoon wrote:
 Wonderful Guy
21. Login wrote:
 Good idea for showcase, steve.
22. marg wrote:
 Thanks, everyone, for the great story & history - and what a brilliant pic, steve ! .. although that looks a bit like Dover harbour in the background ;)
23. AFSOUTH wrote:
 Great work art and history!
24. stevedover1965 wrote:
 lol it's the Tower of London
25. sharabell123 wrote:
 i love u
26. KJLavigne wrote:
 So alluring!
27. hjjr wrote:
 nicely done, Steve
28. methusalinka wrote:
 thanks for being taught while looking at those glittering beautiful coulors. amazingly I add.how? can this man rize from long ago.so alive.and bring with him the atmosphere of a time behind us.
29. lesley_gene wrote:
 Good portrayal! And thanks for letting us here in the U.S. understand the holiday! :)
30. clorophilla wrote:
 Thank you Login and Steve for this bit of history I never would have imagined. Hope you acheve the top5 this month for this!
31. DilCoura wrote:
32. marg wrote:
 Hiya Steve.. long time no see / hear - hope all is right with you and you're just toooo busy to spend time on TD :)