Conspiracy Theories, Historical Mysteries

Who blew the whistle on the Gunpowder Plot – and why?

Happy Guy Fawkes Night! Once again we’re celebrating the defeat of the Gunpowder Plot on November 5th 1605. But the plot was only defeated because of the ‘Monteagle Letter’, which blew the whistle on the conspiracy. To this day, no one knows who wrote this letter... On 26th October 1605, William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle,… Continue reading Who blew the whistle on the Gunpowder Plot – and why?