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Guy Fawkes

Thursday 5th November 2020


Today is Guy Fawkes day, or Bonfire Night, and we are going to find out why this day is remembered. 

Read the fact file below and answer the questions.

(The answers and printable versions of the fact file and questions are below too.)

Finding out about Guy Fawkes

Challenge Questions


Guy Fawkes and his plotters were all Catholic.

The Protestant King would not let them practice their religion.

What do you think about this?

Were they right to challenge the King?

Were they right to do what the did?

Do you think it was right what happened to them?



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