Tipoff letter for foiling Man Fawkes’ gunpowder plot to go on show | nationwide archives

Greater than six centuries after Edward III first instituted the crime of treason in English legislation, the letter that thwarted one of the notorious acts within the nation’s historical past is about to go on public show. The nameless “Montagal letter” of 26 October 1605 warned peer Lord Monteagle to not attend the opening of … Read more