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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 was involved in the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. He was born and educated in York; his father died when Fawkes was eight years old, after which his mother married a recusant Catholic.

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