History KS1: Who were the famous people involved in The Gunpowder Plot?

View images of the main characters involved in The Gunpowder Plot using the slideshow below.

A cartoon image of Robert Catesby surrounded by other members of The Gunpowder PlotBBC

Robert Catesby

Robert Catesby - an English gentleman who was the Catholic leader of The Gunpowder Plot.

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1: Why did The Gunpowder Plot happen?
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2: What happened during The Gunpowder Plot?
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3: What happened after The Gunpowder Plot?
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Resources

Teachers' notes
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Shadow puppet templates
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The Tower of London illustration
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See also...

The Great Fire of London
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Castles and Knights
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