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The Gunpowder Plot: History in an Hour [NOOK Book]

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.‘Remember, remember, the fifth of November’. The gunpowder plot is a famed tale of treachery that continues to fascinate and capture the imagination four hundred years on.The Gunpowder Plot in an Hour reveals the elaborate background to the infamous plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament and James I, the ultimate act of treason. This compelling and engaging account of one of the most famous historical events in English history follows the Catholic ...
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The Gunpowder Plot: History in an Hour

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Overview

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.‘Remember, remember, the fifth of November’. The gunpowder plot is a famed tale of treachery that continues to fascinate and capture the imagination four hundred years on.The Gunpowder Plot in an Hour reveals the elaborate background to the infamous plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament and James I, the ultimate act of treason. This compelling and engaging account of one of the most famous historical events in English history follows the Catholic protagonists hatching their plan through to their inevitable, gruesome deaths.Learn who the Catholic traitors were, what drove them to such desperate measures, and how the plot was discovered. The Gunpowder Plot in an Hour gives a concise overview of this enduring event and is a must for all history lovers.Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour…
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007508075
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/25/2012
  • Series: History in an Hour
  • Sold by: Harper Collins UK
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: ePub edition
  • Pages: 60
  • Sales rank: 278,841
  • File size: 755 KB

Meet the Author

Sinead Fitzgibbon graduated from university with a degree in Economics, before leaving her native Ireland to work in investment banking in Sydney for six years. She returned to the UK in 2007 to pursue her writing career. She has always loved history, literature and art – and spends most weekends in London’s multitude of museums, art galleries and bookshops.
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