GUNPOWDER PLOT STORY

Robert Catesby was the leader of the Gunpowder Plot Group to try and blow up the England's parliament buildings in 1605. Robert and his co-conspirators wanted to end the persecution of Roman Catholics by the English government. Catesby and the other members of the Gunpowder Plot Group hoped to replace the country's Protestant government with Catholic leadership. When a person finds out that you are related to some of the members of the Gunpowder Plot, should you be proud that your ancestors were involved in this situation or think it as, a part of our history and history will never be erased.

The Gunpowder Plot Series will be aired December 18, 2017 at 10 p.m. on HBO Canada.