Catesby

[keyts-bee]
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noun

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.

  • Catesby proceeded to a large house near the north end of the court.

    The Border Watch

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • “Well, have the little Duke, if you can win him,” replied Catesby.

    It Might Have Been

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • “That were to run great risk and accomplish little,” added Catesby.

    It Might Have Been

    Emily Sarah Holt



British Dictionary definitions for catesby

Catesby

noun

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