He was one of the plotters captured and tortured in the Tower of London.
He forgot to light the fuse of the gunpowder barrel.
He led the group of men who plotted to kill King James I and blow up the Houses of Parliament.
The Blowing Up of Parliament
Searching the Houses of Parliament
Jesus and the apostles had pancakes at the Last Supper.
It is a way of indulgence before a period of abstinence.
British people just go crazy for pancakes.
Marrying a beatiful princess and living happily ever after.
Killing a ferocious dragon.
Being the one who introduced the printing press into England.
It was John Morris who invented the dance.
The groups of men and women performing the dance are called “Morrises” and they traditionally belong to the same family.
The dancers painted their faces black and people associated them with dark-skinned Moors. The tradition also says that this form of dancing was probably brought introduced by the Moors who came from the North of Africa.
The Cheshire Hill.
On 12th June, which is the Queen’s birthday.
On 14th December.
On the first day after Lent.
In the past, rich people would give Christmas Boxes (or put money into them) to employees or people from lower social classes.
People watch boxing matches on TV.
It is a shopping holiday associated with after-Christmas sales and people put their presents into boxes, so people commonly know this day as Boxing Day.
Its redness resembles the colour of the battlefields after the war.
Hitler was allergic to this flower so British people, in revenge, took the flower as a symbol.
After the war, poppies grew all over the battlefields.
St Patrick used the three-leaf shamrock to teach the meaning of Trinity.
Many shamrocks grow in Ireland, hence St Patrick took this plant as his symbol.
St Patrick used to grow shamrocks in his back garden.