- 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.Fox's Book of Martyrs
Catesby, who was the duke's chamberlain, was in attendance as the prince unrobed.The Last Of The Barons, Complete
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.
“Well, have the little Duke, if you can win him,” replied Catesby.
- Robert. 1573–1605, English conspirator, leader of the Gunpowder Plot (1605): killed while resisting arrest
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