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How many Conspiriters were there in The Gunpowder plot?

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356 views asked Oct 29, 2015 in Any Old Thing by lady_blue ( 20,956 points)

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don't know
answered Feb 20, 2016 by trummy ( 4,610 points)
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about 39 , but who know's could have been 15 or 115 ??????
answered Feb 18, 2016 by merkin8r ( 19,910 points)
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14 i know
answered Feb 17, 2016 by rec2009 ( 13,138 points)
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there were 13 known conspiriters
answered Oct 30, 2015 by SurfRat ( 7,910 points)
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he Gunpowder Plot of 1605, in earlier centuries often called the Gunpowder Treason Plot or the Jesuit Treason, was a failed assassination attempt against King James I of England and VI of Scotland by a group of provincial English Catholics led by Robert Catesby.

The plan was to blow up the House of Lords during the State Opening of England's Parliament on 5 November 1605, as the prelude to a popular revolt in the Midlands during which James's nine-year-old daughter, Princess Elizabeth, was to be installed as the Catholic head of state. Catesby may have embarked on the scheme after hopes of securing greater religious tolerance under King James had faded, leaving many English Catholics disappointed. His fellow plotters were John WrightThomas WintourThomas PercyGuy FawkesRobert KeyesThomas BatesRobert WintourChristopher WrightJohn GrantAmbrose RookwoodSir Everard Digby and Francis Tresham. Fawkes, who had 10 years of military experience fighting in the Spanish Netherlands in suppression of the Dutch Revolt, was given charge of the explosives.

answered Oct 29, 2015 by pippy ( 5,380 points)