Firstly, why the English Civil Wars, and not just the English Civil War? Has there been more than one before? The answer to that is yes, and no. Read on to find out why!
Known as Guy Fawkes Night, Fireworks Night, Bonfire Night or 5 November, the Gunpowder Plot is one of the most widely remembered – and ‘celebrated’ – events of the seventeenth century.
Unquestionably one of Europe’s bloodiest conflicts – but how did two Catholics being thrown out of a window spark this conflict which was to last for thirty years?