Gunpowder plot 5 November 1605
A plot by some Catholics to blow up the houses of Parliament because they didn't like unfair treatment of Catholics in Britain who were not allowed freedom to worship. A plot member warned a relative and they were caught. Guy Fawkes, John Wright, Thomas Wintour, Thomas Percy, Robert Keyes, Thomas Bates, Robert Wintour, Christopher Wright, John Grant, Ambrose Rookwood, Sir Everard Digby and Francis Tresham. They were all horrribly executed and catholics were even more harshly treated afterwards.