The Gunpowder Plot, Part 1

The cellar underneath the House of Lords, as drawn by William Capon. Public domain

Under Queen Elizabeth I, English Catholics were subject to discriminatory laws. When King James I took the throne, Catholics unsuccessfully petitioned him for toleration. Tune in to learn how this led a group of Catholics to attempt regicide.

Topics in this Podcast: British history, conspiracies, Gunpowder Plot, Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes Day, 17th century