Fawkes Guy

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Fawkes

 (fôks), Guy 1570-1606.
English conspirator executed for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to kill James I and blow up Parliament on November 5, 1605, to avenge the persecution of Roman Catholics in England.
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