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Guy Fawkes (13 Aprile 1570 – 31 Januar 1606),[lower-alpha 1] an aa kent as Guido Fawkes, the name he adoptit while fichtin for the Spainyie, wis a member o a group o provincial Inglis Catholics who planned the failed Gunpouder Plot o 1605.

Gunpouder Plot
Guy Fawkes
Black-an-white drawin
George Cruikshank's illustration o Guy Fawkes, published in William Harrison Ainsworth's 1840 novelle
Parents Edward Fawkes, Edith (née Blake or Jackson)
Born 13 Aprile 1570 (presumed)
York, Ingland
Alias(es) Guido Fawkes, John Johnson
Occupation Soldier; Alférez
Role Explosives
Enleetit 20 Mey 1604
Capturt 5 November 1605
Conviction(s) Heich treason
Penalty Hanged, drawn an quartert
Died 31 Januar 1606 (aged 35)
Wastmeenster, Lunnon, Ingland
Cause Hanged


  1. Dates in this airticle afore 14 September 1752 are gien in the Julian calendar. The beginnin o the year is treatit as 1 Januar even thou it began in Ingland on 25 Mairch.