Remembering the 1605 Gunpowder Plot in Ireland, 1605–1920

@article{McConnel2011RememberingT1,
  title={Remembering the 1605 Gunpowder Plot in Ireland, 1605–1920},
  author={James McConnel},
  journal={The Journal of British Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={50},
  pages={863 - 891}
}
W riting in November 1873 of the commemoration of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot (the conspiracy hatched by Guy Fawkes and other English Catholics to blow up parliament and thereby assassinate King James I), the Dublin-based liberal newspaper, the Freeman’s Journal, observed that, whereas in England the “dubious incident” was now remembered “only in connexion with a funny effigy and a schoolboy’s half-holiday,” in Ireland Protestants still found in “the miserable conspiracy of three centuries since a… Expand
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