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Catesby

[keyts-bee] /ˈkeɪts bi/
noun
1.
Robert, 1573–1605, English Catholic conspirator, leader in Gunpowder Plot.
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  • Catesby (who first proposed the manner of the plot) and Percy were both killed.

  • Catesby, who was the duke's chamberlain, was in attendance as the prince unrobed.

    The Last Of The Barons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Catesby proceeded to a large house near the north end of the court.

    The Border Watch Joseph A. Altsheler
  • “That were to run great risk and accomplish little,” added Catesby.

    It Might Have Been Emily Sarah Holt
  • “Well, have the little Duke, if you can win him,” replied Catesby.

    It Might Have Been Emily Sarah Holt
  • Winter hastened away to Catesby, to whom he communicated the news.

    It Might Have Been Emily Sarah Holt
  • “You may tarry for jugged hare,” said Catesby contemptuously.

    It Might Have Been Emily Sarah Holt
  • When told the intention, he combated it strongly, and did his best to dissuade Catesby from it.

    It Might Have Been Emily Sarah Holt
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Catesby

/ˈkeɪtzbɪ/
noun
1.
Robert. 1573–1605, English conspirator, leader of the Gunpowder Plot (1605): killed while resisting arrest
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