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Remember, remember…5th November 2012

Back in 1605 Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up Parliament, along with King James I, with 6 barrels of gunpowder. At the beginning of the 17th century the Houses of Parliament were a much more modest structure and had he been able to light the fuse he might just have succeeded. He failed and was hung, drawn and quartered for his impudence and ever since back in Blighty we have celebrated this occasion of gunpowder,…

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