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an unsuccessful plot to kill King James I and the assembled Lords and Commons by blowing up Parliament, November 5, 1605, in revenge for the laws against Roman Catholics.
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How to use Gunpowder Plot in a sentence
Henry Garnet, provincial of the Jesuits, executed for the gunpowder plot.
The grace non nobis Domini, composed by him, was first sung on the second anniversary of the gunpowder plot, 1607.
The Gunpowder Plot of British history, though not connected with slaves, was more in point.Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865|Abraham Lincoln
After a few other observations, he proceeds to institute a comparison between this Plot and the famous Gunpowder Plot.
But a few days were wanting to the anniversary so dear to schoolboy hearts—that of Gunpowder Plot.Grandmother Dear|Mrs. Molesworth
British Dictionary definitions for Gunpowder Plot
the unsuccessful conspiracy to blow up James I and Parliament at Westminster on Nov 5, 1605See also Guy Fawkes Day
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