Gunpowder Plot Trial (1606):
 Selected Links & Bibliography
by Kaitlin Woody

Guy Fawkes
by George Cruikshank

Engraving of 8 of the 13 conspirators
by Crispijn van de Passe

letter sent to Lord Monteagle
warning him to stay away from Parliament


Gunpowder Plot (Wikipedia)

Gunpowder Plot Society

The Gunpowder Plot

The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

History: The Gunpowder Plot (BBC)

The Gunpowder Plot (BBC)

'The Trial of Guy Fawkes and Others',5860,1605605,00.html,8599,1856603,00.html


Procession of a Guy (1864)

"Remember, remember the Fifth of November,
The Gunpowder Treason and Plot,
I know of no reason
Why the Gunpowder Treason
Should ever be forgot."
-English Nursery Rhyme

For other versions and verses of the nursery rhyme:


'The Gunpowder Plot: Treason & Torture' (BBC)

'The Gunpowder Plot: The 5 Conspirators' (BBC)


Jardine, David. Criminal Trials, Supplying Copious Illustrations of the Important Periods of English History During the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth and James I.; To Which is Added A Narrative of the Gunpowder Plot, with Historical Prefaces and Notes. Volume II

Caulfield, James. The History of the Gun-Powder Plot: With Several Historical Circumstances Proior to that Event, Connecting The Plots of the Roman Catholics To Re-establish Popery in this Kingdom. (1804)


  bonfiresCressy, David. Bonfires and Bells: National Memory and the Protestant Calendar in Elizabethan and Stuart England. (University of California Press, 1989)

  kingjamesCroft, Pauline. King James. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)

  faithandtreasonFraser, Antonia. Faith and Treason: The Story of the Gunpowder Plot (Anchor, 1997)

  fraserFraser, Antonia. The Gunpowder Plot: Terror & Faith in 1605. (Phoenix, 1996)

  Haynes, Alan. The Gunpowder Plot: Faith in Rebellion. (Sutton, 1996)

  godsagentsHogg, Alice. God's Secret Agents: Queen Elizabeth's Forbidden Priests and the Hatching of the Gunpowder Plot. (Harper Perennial, 2006)

  Nichols, Mark. Investigating Gunpowder Plot. (Manchester University Press, 1991)

Parkinson, C. Northcote. Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. (Littlehampton Book Services, 1976)

Scott, George Ryley. History of Torture Throughout the Ages. (Kessinger Publishing, 2003)

  rememberSharpe, James. Remember, Remember the Fifth of November: Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. (Profile Books, 2006)

  Stewart, Alan. The Cradle King: A Life of James VI and I. (Chatto and Windus, 2003)

    Travers, James. Gunpowder: The Players Behind the Plot. (The National Archives, 2005)

  punishmentThompson, Irene. The A-Z of Punishment and Torture. (Book Guild, 2008)

Williamson, Hugh Ross. The Gunpowder Plot.  (Neumann Press, 1996)