The National Archives: the Gunpowder Plot Unclassified Secrets of the Gunpowder Plot Revealed by Nick Hunter


The National Archives: the Gunpowder Plot Unclassified Secrets of the Gunpowder Plot Revealed by Nick Hunter

The Gunpowder Plot could have potentially destroyed the House of Lords, taking with it countless lives, including that of King James I of England. How was this great tragedy prevented? From Robert Catesby to Guy Fawkes and exactly how this plot was uncovered, The Gunpowder Plot Unclassified takes readers on a journey back in time to discover the plans behind this incredible part of history and how they were prevented just in time. Packed full of photographs and original documentation from the National Archives, real-life artefacts and documentation enable readers to build a true and real account of the Great Fire and how it shaped Britain today.

Reviews contains the most amazing amount of information and to me it is wonderful to see this information presented in such an accessible way so everyone can benefit. -- Sarah Brew Parents in Touch

About the Author

Nick Hunter

Nick Hunter has written more than 50 books for young people. He has a degree in modern history and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in children's publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

11th September 2014



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