The gang gets together

Chapter 1 – Page 42

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The table of conspirators all look at the door, clockwise from the lower left. Guido Fawkes looks shocked, Thomas Wintour looks scared, Robert Catesby looks relieved, Thomas Percy looks alarmed, tense and sweaty, John Wright is pretty chill. The bible is on the middle of the table between them all with a scene from the… Continue reading Chapter 1 – Page 42

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A wild youth (Thomas Percy) is stabbing a Scotsman (James Burne) in the face (he is dressed in the traditional short yellow Celtic tunic) Text: Percy was known as: “Wild.. a man who relied much on his sword” Though age and his Catholic conversion mellowed him a bit. He was made constable of Alnwick Castle,… Continue reading Chapter 1 – Page 44

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A picture of the Earl of Essex, next to a scroll. Text: Thankfully he had high connections. Text on scroll: I understand by this bearer, my servant Meyricke of your willing disposition to favour Thomas Percy, a near kinsman to my brother of Northumberland, who is in trouble for some offence imputed unto him. I… Continue reading Chapter 1 – Page 45

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From the top in a line going down the image: [The Fawkes family crest.] born April 1570 as Guy Fawkes, raised Catholic in a rich family – his father died when he was 8 [1591 a pile of money] He sold lands inherited from his father and used the money to fight for Spain in… Continue reading Chapter 1 – Page 47