Guy Fawkes

Guye Fawkes (abt. 1570 - 1606)

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Mr Guye (Guy) "Guido" Fawkes aka Fawxe
Born about in Stonegate, York, Yorkshire, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Died in Westminster, London, Englandmap
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Guy Fawkes is Notable.

Guye, also known as Guido, Fawkes was born on 13 April, 1570, at Stonegate, York, Yorkshire, England,[1] and Christened 16 April 1570 St. Michael-le-Belfrey, York.[2]Fawkes was Hanged, drawn & quartered on 31 January, 1606, at the Old Palace Yard, Westminster, Middlesex, England.[3][4]

Guy Fawkes is remembered today for his part in the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605, a conspiracy by a group of English Catholics to blow up the Houses of Parliament, assassinating King James I and, as Guy said, "to blow you Scotch beggars back to your native mountains."[3] Guy is still remembered today because he was "caught red-handed under the Houses of Parliament".[5]



  1. The Gunpowder Plot Society
  2. The registers of St. Michael le Belfry, York
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wikipedia:Guy Fawkes, accessed 29 May 2015.
  4. The Gunpowder Plot Society
  5. British Broadcasting Corporation, Guy Fawkes, BBC History,, accessed 8 July 2015.

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The registers of St. Michael le Belfry, York
The registers of St. Michael le Belfry, York

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On 1 Jun 2017 at 00:41 GMT Peter Roberts wrote:

Hello Pete Hudson, Please add the source for his baptism and image of the Parish Church record.

On 5 Jul 2016 at 13:56 GMT Pete Hudson wrote:

Hi, I manage the Fawkes Name Study (my mother's maiden name was Fawkes). I have the source for Guy Fawkes' baptism, including the image of the Parish Church record. Would you mind if I added these to Guy Fawkes profile; and the Fawkes Name Study category too? I am pre 1500 certified.


Pete Hudson

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