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English member of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605

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Guy Fawkes: English member of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605
Guy Fawkes, also known as Guido Fawkes while fighting for the Spanish, was a member of a group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. He was born and educated in York, England; his father died when Fawkes was eight years old, after which his mother married a recusant Catholic.

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China to 'perfect' HK system as water cannon breaks up Guy Fawkes protest

The Chinese Communist Party said on Tuesday it would "perfect" the system for choosing the leader of Hong Kong after months of anti-government protests, as police in the ex-British colony fired water..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong police fire water cannon at Guy Fawkes protesters

Hong Kong police fired water cannon at protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks and crowding the tourist streets of Tsim Sha Tsui where at least one restaurant was vandalized.
Reuters - Published

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Masked protesters take to Hong Kong streets [Video]Masked protesters take to Hong Kong streets

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters held a flash mob on Tuesday to protest a controversial ban on wearing masks during public assemblies.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

Hong Kong protests crash into Halloween [Video]Hong Kong protests crash into Halloween

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up masked anti-government protesters mingling with Halloween revelers near the upmarket club district of Lan Kwai Fong on Thursday after a standoff lasting..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

Hong Kong 'silver-haired' sit-in, masked protesters rally against emergency laws [Video]Hong Kong 'silver-haired' sit-in, masked protesters rally against emergency laws

Hundreds of people in Hong Kong joined a march on Saturday against colonial-era emergency laws banning face masks at public rallies. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

 

China to 'perfect' choosing Hong Kong leader as Guy Fawkes protesters rally

The Chinese Communist Party said it would "perfect" the system for choosing the leader of Hong Kong after months of street protests demanding democracy for the former British colony and denouncing what..
Reuters - Published

After gatecrashing Halloween, Hong Kong protesters plot Guy Fawkes rallies

Hong Kong's acting leader said on Tuesday he deeply regretted the involvement of civil servants in protests that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into crisis as activists planned masked "Guy Fawkes"..
Reuters - Published

Bonfire Night: How the Gunpowder Plot backfired for Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators

Thwarted bid to blow up House of Lords made 17th century Britain even less tolerant
Independent - Published

Hong Kong protesters mock Chinese leader in defiance of masks ban

hong kong protesters mock chinese leader in defiance of masks ban
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have donned cartoon character masks and mocked Chinaโ€™s leaders while forming human chains in defiance of a ban on face coverings at public assemblies. Gathering..
WorldNews - Published

Guy Fawkes and Oliver Cromwell 'heads' stolen from London tourist attraction

A model of Sir Thomas More was also taken from London Bridge Experience.
BBC News - Published

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