30 January – Four Gunpowder Plotters come to sticky ends and Cooling Castle is besieged

On this day in history, 30th January 1606, Gunpowder plotters Everard Digby, Robert Wintour, John Grant and Thomas Bates were executed for treason at St Paul’s Churchyard.

Find out how they came to this end and hear a contemporary account of their executions in this talk…

Also on this day in Tudor history, 30th January 1554, rebel Thomas Wyatt the Younger and his men besieged Cooling Castle.

Find out more about this event in this video…

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