Burning Guy Fawkes

Today is November 5th. Tonight, throughout Britain bonfires will be lit, effigies burned, and fireworks set off. All to commemorate our most notorious traitor, Guy Fawkes, who in 1605 tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Guy and his fellow Catholic plotters were disgruntled that King James (who was visiting Parliament that day) had not reversed the folly of the Reformation. Guy was caught and executed.

The burning of Catholics continues today it seems: