Lot 463Gunpowder Plot - Guy Fawkes. 5th November. The...

Auction Date: 14/06/2018 at 10:30 am

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Gunpowder Plot - Guy Fawkes. 5th November. The Original Act of Parliament - being “An Act of Parliament was passed on January 21st 1606 (3 James I, cap 1), to appoint 5th November in each year as a day of thanksgiving for ‘the joyful day of deliverance.” 44 pages in later fine light brown leather board covers size 5½” × 7¼”. This was by bell ringing, bonfires, church services etc. This was a Holy Day as in Easter or Christmas and was observed in many Churches fairly religiously until the mid-1730s, before being abolished in 1859”. But still celebrated by Bonfires and Fireworks. Very Scarce.

Guide Price: £650.00 - £850.00

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