November 4th

On 4th November 1217, Eustace de Fauconberg of Rise was appointed Lord High Treasurer of England, and held the post until he died; in 1221 he was elected Bishop of London (d October 1228)

On 4th November 1605, Robin Catesby with Welwick’s Jack Wright left London to prepare for an armed uprising after Parliament was destroyed, which they expected to be carried out the next day. photo shows statue outside Welwick

Gunpowder Plot memorial

 

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