Guy Fawkes (; 13 April 1570 – 31 January 1606), (also known as Guido Fawkes while fighting for the Spanish) was a member of a group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. He was born and educated in York, England; his father died when Fawkes was eight years old, after which his mother married a recusant Catholic.
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Eleven injured in Guy Fawkes celebrations

A City firefighter was among 11 people who sustained minor injuries during this year's Guy Fawkes celebrations. The City said although a few thousand people turned out to celebrate at various designated sites on Monday night, enforcement staff had ...

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Independent Online

11 minor injuries recorded in subdued #GuyFawkes celebrations

Cape Town - While just a few thousand people turned out to celebrate Guy Fawkes at the various designated sites, staff were still kept busy with 11 minor injuries recorded and dozens of incidents elsewhere in the city.

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CapeTalk

A growing subculture of throwing paint and faeces during Guy Fawkes in Cape Town

A phenomenon that arises in other areas was kids throwing each other with paint and in some instances throwing faeces at people. There is a subculture developing around Guy Fawkes irrespective of crackers or not, kids will be smearing each other with ...

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News24

Safety comes first on Guy Fawkes

She said harmful behaviour during Guy Fawkes Day in previous years included pupils carrying rotten tomatoes or eggs as well as shoe polish in their bags and smearing these on others. In some cases, pupils carried dangerous weapons such as blades and ...

- News24

Stuff.co.nz

Guy Fawkes is a British celebration which has no place in NZ

Guy Fawkes managed to smuggle 36 barrels of gunpowder into a cellar of the House of Lords but the plan was foiled. He was tried, convicted, and executed, in a pretty grisly way where he jumped to his death to avoid his balls being cut off. But that ...

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Newshub

Firefighters burnt out after battling Guy Fawkes blazes

Firefighters are taking a break after attending as many as 250 emergency Guy Fawkes callouts over Monday night. The celebrations saw firefighters working around the clock, especially in northern areas. Paul Radden from Fire and Emergency says Auckland ...

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Jacaranda FM

Guy Fawkes: 5 Ways to keep your pet safe

Traditionally Guy Fawkes is celebrated with an array of fireworks and sparklers and many pets are so traumatised by the displays. Guy Fawkes warning/Pixabay. Although it is beautiful and spectacular to watch, fireworks are not without their dangers ...

- Jacaranda FM

Independent Online

How Cape law enforcement plans to tackle #GuyFawkes

Picture: Jeffrey Abrahams/African News Agency (ANA) Archives. Cape Town - The City's enforcement staff will try to cover as many of the bases today 5 November for Guy Fawkes, said Mayco member for Safety and Security, and Social Services JP Smith.

- Independent Online

Independent Online

What is #GuyFawkes Day?

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on November 5, primarily in the UK. Its history begins with the events of November 5, 1605 - when Guy Fawkes, a member of the ...

- Independent Online

Jacaranda FM

Guy Fawkes: 5 Ways to keep your pet safe

Traditionally Guy Fawkes is celebrated with an array of fireworks and sparklers and many pets are so traumatised by the displays. Guy Fawkes warning/Pixabay. Although it is beautiful and spectacular to watch, fireworks are not without their dangers ...

- Jacaranda FM

Newshub

Opinion: Guy Fawkes night sucks - let's get rid of it

OPINION: Guy Fawkes night sucks. This is a fact. As the giant hypocrite that I am, despite last week encouraging people to just not take part in Halloween if they don't like it, I'm going to go full hog today and say we should ban Guy Fawkes so nobody ...

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