Guy Fawkes: The gunpowder plotter's lantern
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Guy Fawkes's lantern and the 'worst death'

Gunpowder plotter Guy Fawkes was famously captured in the cellars underneath Parliament as he planned to blow up the king.

In a series looking at the "wonders" of Oxford's museums, the Ashmolean's keeper of antiquities, Paul Roberts, shows us the lantern Fawkes was using.

Warning: Video dialogue contains distressing content.

  • 29 Aug 2017