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  • Abott, Dr. Robeŕt, on Garnet, 173
  • Abercromby, Father, tradition about, 19
  • Abington, Mrs. Mary, not the author of the Mounteagle letter, 204
  • her connection with the Plot, 275
  • Abington, Thomas, history of, 142 sq.
  • innocence of, 237
  • Ainsworth, 83
  • Alrington, Mrs., 73
  • Andrew, Sir Euseby, letter of, 89 sq.
  • Anne of Denmark, her religion, 19
  • Apologia of Father Green way, 8
  • Ashby St. Legers, 30
  • Ashley, R., Death of, 243 n.
  • Aubrey on Sir E. Digby, 118 n.


  • Baldwin, Father, his knowledge of the Plot, 244
  • Barlow, Bishop T., 120 n.
  • Barnet, rebel meeting at, 78
  • Bates, Thomas, confession of, 9
  • joins the Plot, 46
  • why chosen, 58
  • his desertion, 85, 92 n.
  • examination of, 110
  • answer of, 117
  • Bath, rebel meeting at, 69 n, 211
  • Baynham, Sir Edward, 166
  • Bibliographical Dictionary of English Catholics, 30 n.
  • Birkhead, George, action of, 199
  • Blackwell, Father George, conduct of, 131 n.
  • advice of, 199, 202
  • Braddocks, escape from, 253 n.
  • Breves from Rome, 156
  • Bright, Dr. F., on Garnet's perjury, 180
  • Bromley, Sir Henry, at Hendlip, 100, 144 sq.
  • letter of, to Salisbury, 147
  • Brooksby, Mrs., 155
  • Burnaby, Sir Thomas, letter of, 89 sq.
  • Burton, Captain, letter of, 259
  • 'Bye Plot,' the, 24


  • Castelton, sale of, 30
  • Catesby, Robert, a rebel, 17
  • social position of, 18, 23 n.
  • originator of the Plot, 26
  • character of, 27
  • family of, 28
  • estate of, 29
  • bigotry of, 29
  • is fined, 30
  • motives of, 30
  • influence of, 31
  • flight of, 82
  • his march to Wales, 83
  • prayers of, 92
  • death of, 93
  • Catesby, William, couplet about, 28
  • Cecil. See Salisbury.
  • Chambers, George, 144 n.
  • Clarke, a leader in the 'Bye Plot,' 24 n.
  • Clopton Hall, 51
  • Coke, Sir Edward, on Bates, 46
  • at trial of rebels, 115
  • at trial of Garnet, 166
  • Coldham Hall, 49, 50
  • Constitutional History, 100 n.
  • Conway, Secretary, memorandum of, 267
  • Cornwallis, Sir Charles, letter to, 185 sq.
  • Coughton, Garnet at, 84
  • Court of James I. quoted, 206 n.
  • Cressvvell, Father, 34
  • 'Crew,' the, 166
     


  • Devonshire, Earl of, 115
  • Dictionary of National Biography, 139 n.
  • Digby, Sir Everard, threat of, 18
  • social position of, 18
  • sympathy for, 52
  • family of, 54
  • appearance of, 55
  • why chosen, 57
  • joins the Plot, 61
  • his letter from the Tower, 66
  • capture of, 85
  • examination of, 109
  • trial of, 115
  • pleas of, 118
  • death of, 119
  • his letters from the Tower, 120 sq.
  • Paper I., 122
  • Paper II., 125
  • Paper III., 126
  • Paper IV., 127
  • Paper V., 129
  • Paper VI., 130
  • Paper VII., 131
  • Paper VIII., 131
  • Paper IX., 132
  • disclosures of, 177
  • Digby, Sir Robert, 83
  • Deposing power of the Popes, 202
  • Dunchurch, 82
  • Dunsmoor Heath, rebel meeting at, 82 n.


  • Elizabeth, Queen, death of, 15
  • Essex, Lord, rebellion of, 17, 29, 41, 48 n, 57
  • Explosion at Holbeach House, 92


  • Faukes, Guy, visits Spain, 17
  • confession of, 23
  • joins the Plot, 35
  • spelling of his name, 38
  • history of, 38
  • in Spain and France, 39
  • confessions of, 45 n, 59 n.
  • on Sir E. Digby, 55
  • why chosen, 57
  • at the cellar, 79
  • capture of, 80
  • his confession to the Council, 81
  • sent to the Tower, 81
  • ordered to be tortured, 82 n.
  • torture of, 102
  • confession of, 102
  • denies that Gerard knew of the Plot, 102
  • cell of, 105
  • further confession of, 107
  • swoons, 107
  • mother of, 108
  • conversations of, 108
  • depositions of, 111 sq.
  • pleas of, 116
  • death of, 119
  • questions put to, 265
  • declaration signed by 265
  • Fea, Mr. Allan, 51 n.
  • Ferris, 59
  • Fines for recusancy, 20
  • Fleming, Sir Thomas, 115
  • Foley on oath offered to Roman Catholics, 203 n.
  • Forset, a spy, 159


  • Gardiner, Dr. S. R., on plan to stop the Plot, 74 n.
  • on Holbeach explosion, 93 n.
  • on Digby letters, 135
  • on Garnet's perjury, 179
  • on tricks of Government, 182
  • on Tresham being author of letter, 206
  • on Greenway's knowledge of the Plot, 249 n.
  • Garnet, Father Henry, his knowledge of the Plot, 6
  • character of, 7
  • letter of, 18 n
  • aliases of, 22
  • his complaint against Catesby, 27
  • at Coughton, 84
  • capture of, 99
  • death of, 100
  • equivocation of, 105
  • peril of, 141
  • goes to Hendlip, 141
  • his story of his surrender, 148 sq.
  • story of his journey, 151
  • in prison in the Tower, 153
  • drunkenness of, 153 n.
  • examination of, 154 sq.
  • confession of, 155 sq.
  • perjury of, 157
  • Government trick to obtain evidence from, 158
  • letters of, 159
  • his conversations with Oldcorne, 159 sq.
  • trial of, 162 sq.
  • indictment of, 163
  • sentence on, 166
  • death of, 167
  • personal appearance of, 172
  • history of, 173 sq.
  • was he guilty? 176 sq.
  • his lying, 178
  • criticisms of, 179 sq.
  • charges against, 183
  • on fears of Anne Vaux, 273 sq.
  • his connection with the letter of warning, 276 sq.
  • Gerard, Father John, character of, 21
  • aliases of, 22
  • on Faukes, 39
  • on Percy, 40
  • on C. Wright, 46
  • he did not know of the Plot, 102
  • on Digby, 140
  • his connection with the Plot, 252 sq.
  • on Grant, 17
  • on N. Owen, 142
  • on Sir H. Bromley, 145
  • Gillow, 30
  • Goodman on authorship of warning letter, 206 n.
  • Gotch, Mr. A., 56
  • Gower, Lord Ronald, on Ralegh, 255 n.
  • Grant, John, conduct of, 17
  • character of, 47
  • why chosen, 57
  • taken to the Tower, 94
  • answer of, 117
  • Great Harrowden, a hiding-place, 253 n.
  • Green, J. R., on Garnet's perjury, 179
  • Greenway, Father Oswald, his knowledge of the Plot, 7
  • Apologia of, 8
  • aliases of, 23
  • on Percy, 42 n.
  • at Huddington, 84
  • treason of, 111
  • his connection with the Plot, 247
  • Groome, Christiana, 45
  • Groome, Thomas, 45
  • Gunpowder Treason, 120 n.
  • Guy Fawkes, 83 n.


  • Hagley House, rebels at, 98, 262
  • Hallam, on capture of Garnet, 100 n.
  • on perjury of Garnet, 180
  • Hammond, Father, his connection with the Plot, 244
  • Hart, Father Nicholas, gives absolution to the rebels, 8, 84 n.
  • his connection with the Plot, 244
  • Hendlip Hall, Jesuits at, 100
  • Hewell Grange, attack on, 84
  • History of the Jesuits in England, quoted, 24 n., 180
  • Holbeach, rebels at, 84, 91 sq.
  • explosion at, 92
  • Huddington, conspirators at, 8, 84
  • Mass at, 246 n.
  • Hume on Tesmond and Garnet, 251 n.


  • Interrogatories drawn up by the King, 265


  • James, King, hatred of, 19
  • treachery of, 43 n.
  • Faukes brought before, 81
  • orders him to be tortured, 82 n.
  • effect of the Plot on, 196 n.
  • offer of, to Roman Catholics, 198
  • questions drawn up by, 265
  • Jardine, David, work of, 6
  • on Jesuit thefts, 184
  • on conduct of King James, 196 n.
  • on recusants, 198 n.
  • Jesuits, the, acquainted with the Plot, 6 sq., 16
  • betray the 'Bye Plot,' 24


  • Keyes, Robert, turns Romanist, 45
  • why chosen, 58
  • flight of, 82
  • taken to the Tower, 94
  • answer of, 116
  • death of, 119
  • King's Book, the, 284 sq.
  • Knyvet, Sir Thomas, captures Faukes, 80


  • Lake, Sir Thomas, letter of, 260
  • Lantern of Guy Faukes, 187
  • Lawley, Sir Thomas, letter of, 258
  • Letter of warning to Lord Mounteagle, 65 sq.
  • authorship of, 73 sq., 204 sq.
  • proceedings connected with, 275 sq.
  • Lincoln's Inn, meeting of rebels at, 78
  • Lingard, Dr., on rebels, 91 n.
  • on Garnet's perjury, 179
  • on authorship of warning letter, 206
  • on Greenway's knowledge of the Plot, 249
  • Lions in the Tower, 258 n.
  • Little John, 142
  • Lockerson, a spy, 159
  • Lyttleton, Humphrey, conduct of, 98
  • trial of, 99
  • death of, 100, 243 n.
  • Lyttleton, Stephen, adventures of, 97 sq.
  • capture of, 99
  • death of, 100
  • account of his arrest, 262


  • Macbeth, quoted, 22
  • Manners, Sir Oliver, a priest, 55 n, 129 n.
  • Midlands, the, revolt in, 79, 85
  • Montague, Bishop Richard, 284 n.
  • Montague, Viscount, fined, 213 n.
  • Mounteagle, Lord, warning letter sent to, 5, 65, 67 sq., 73, 204, 275 sq.
  • history of, 68
  • letter of, 68 n.
  • his politics and religion, 69
  • conduct of, 69
  • goes to Hoxton, 70
  • Mounteagle, Lord, letter to, quoted, 70
  • treachery of, 161
  • his guilty knowledge of the Plot, 207 sq.
  • favour shown to, 211
  • Mordaunt, a Catholic peer, 45
  • Catesby on character of, 65
  • Morgan, Henry, his connection with the Plot, 242
  • Morley, Lord, 68
  • Munck, Salisbury's secretary, 36 n.


  • Narrative of the Gunpowder Plot, quoted, 17, 28
  • Norbrook, rebels at, 84
  • Northampton, Earl of, 115 n.
  • Northumberland, Earl of, his family, 40
  • is fined, 42
  • letter of, 267
  • Nottingham, Earl of, 115
  • November 5, Service for, 200, 286 n.


  • Oath of the conspirators, 21
  • Oath offered to recusants, 200 sq.
  • Oldcorne, Father, not the writer of the warning letter, 73, 204
  • capture of, 99
  • examination of, 157
  • trick to convict, 158
  • his conversations with Garnet, 159 sq.
  • Overbury, Sir Thomas, plan to murder, 256 n.
  • Owen, Captain Hugh, 113 n.
  • Owen, Nicholas, account of, 142
  • his knowledge of the Plot, 238 sq.


  • Parker, Henry, 68
  • Parker, William, 68
  • Parliament prorogued, 60, 61
  • Parson, Father, scheme of, 16
  • Head of English Jesuits, 137 n.
  • Paul, V., action of, 199
  • Pelborough, conduct of, 98
  • Percy, Thomas, a rebel, 17
  • social position of, 18
  • history of, 40
  • character of, 40
  • private life of, 42
  • description of, 44
  • why chosen, 57
  • flight of, 82
  • death of, 93, 94 n.
  • not the author of the warning letter, 204
  • Perkes, conduct of, 98
  • Philips, Sir Edward, 115
  • Plot, the, origin of, 59
  • first meeting of conspirators, 59
  • houses taken for, 59
  • plans thwarted, 60, 61
  • cellar hired, 60
  • gunpowder stored in cellar, 60
  • fresh recruits secured, 61
  • plans of, 62
  • meeting at White Webbs, 63
  • Tresham's conduct in, 63
  • letter of warning sent to Lord Mounteagle, 65 sq.
  • efforts to save several peers, 6
  • plan proceeded with, 75
  • meeting at Barnet, 78
  • meeting at Lincoln's Inn, 78
  • visit to the cellar, 79
  • flight of the conspirators, 80, 82
  • capture of Guy Faukes, 80
  • horror caused by, 82
  • capture of conspirators, 93 sq.
  • trial of rebels, 115 sq.
  • lasting effects of, 196 sq.
  • official account of, 286 sq.
  • Popham, Sir John, 115
  • Proclamation against the conspirators, 85 sq.


  • Questions drawn up by King James, 265
 
  • Recusants, hardships of, 197
  • oath offered to, 200 sq.
  • Roman Catholics, English divisions among, 16
  • hardships of, 197
  • Rookewood, Ambrose, social position of, 18
  • history of, 49
  • religion of, 50
  • houses belonging to, 50, 51
  • hanging of, 50 n.
  • why chosen, 57
  • flight of, 82
  • prayers of, 92
  • capture of, 93
  • taken to the Tower, 94
  • answer of, 117
  • death of, 119
  • Rowley Regis, 98


  • St. Winifred's Well, pilgrimage to, 277 n.
  • Salisbury, Earl of, tyranny of, 15
  • his knowledge of the Plot, 67
  • receives the warning letter from Lord Mounteagle, 71
  • his proclamation against the rebels, 85 sq.
  • letter sent to, 89 sq.
  • is said to have given orders to kill Percy, 94
  • letter sent to, 94 n.
  • on the death of Tresham, 103
  • at trial of conspirators, 115
  • his account of the Plot, 185 sq.
  • postscripts to, 194
  • his knowledge of the Plot, 195
  • letters sent to, 255 sq.
  • Secret Chambers and Hiding-places, 51 n.
  • Service for November 5, ordered, 200; withdrawn, 285
  • Shakespeare, quoted, 22
  • spelling of the name, 37
  • Sidney, Sir Philip, spelling of the name, 37
  • Social position of the conspirators, 18
  • Somerset, Lady, on Sir William Waad, 256 n.
  • Stanley, Sir William, innocence of, 231 sq.
  • Stow on Guy Faukes, 80 n.
  • Streete, John, a trooper, shoots Percy and Catesby, 93 n.
  • Suffolk, Earl of, 115


  • Talbot, John, of Grafton, 48, 84
  • Taunton, Father, on fate of W. Watson, 24 n.
  • on perjury of Garnet, 180
  • Tesimond. See Greenway.
  • Thirteen conspirators, list of, 20
  • Tresham, Francis, a rebel, 17
  • social position of, 18
  • family of, 56
  • treachery of, 57
  • why chosen, 58
  • joins in the Plot, 61
  • his conduct at White Webbs, 63
  • perjury of, 75, 78, 105
  • capture of, 95
  • death of, 103
  • confession of, 104
  • author of the warning letter, 204
  • Tresham, Sir T., 56
  • Tresham, meeting at, 69 n.
  • Trial of the conspirators, 115 sq.
  • Tyrwhit, Elizabeth, 49
  • Tyrwhit, Sir Robert, 115


  • Vaux, Anne, tradition about, 73
  • her intimacy with Garnet, 141
  • examination of, 155 n.
  • not the author of the warning letter, 204
  • her knowledge of the Plot, 238 sq.
  • Garnet on the fears of, 273 sq.
  • Venetian Ambassador, on proclamation, 88 n.
  • Venetian Ambassador, letter of, 95
  • on capture of Garnet, 153
  • on trial of Garnet, 163 n.
  • on Baynham, 176 n.
  • Verney, Sir Richard, service of, 91 n.
  • Waad, Sir William, on death of Treshem, 103
  • on Guy Faukes, 106
  • on Winter's confession, 215
  • his list of the conspirators, 237
  • his history, 255 sq.
  • his knowledge of various plots, 257
  • his letter to Salisbury, 257 sq.


  • Walshe, Sir Richard, action of, 91
  • Warburton, Sir Peter, 115
  • Warde, Thomas, reads the warning letter, 70
  • conduct of, 71
  • an accessory, 210 n.
  • his connection with the Plot, 269 sq.
  • Watson, William, a leader in the 'Bye Plot,' 24
  • What was the Gunpowder Plot? 21 n., 135
  • White Webbs, rebel meeting at, 63
  • Whyneard, Mr., 59
  • William III., landing of, 200 n., 286
  • Winter, John, his connection with the Plot, 243
  • Winter, Robert, his connection with the Plot, 48
  • Winter, Robert, why chosen, 57
  • his desertion, 85
  • dream of, 92, 118
  • a fugitive, 95
  • adventures of, 97 sq.
  • capture of, 99
  • answer of, 118
  • account of his arrest, 262
  • Winter, Thomas, a rebel, 17
  • social position of, 18
  • family of, 33
  • religion and politics of, 34
  • mission of, 34
  • various ways of spelling the name, 36, 230
  • confession of, 36
  • why chosen, 57
  • flight of, 83
  • capture of, 94
  • taken to the Tower, 94
  • examination of, 108
  • confession of, 109
  • answer of, 116
  • his confession, 214 sq.
  • copies of his confession, 230
  • Winwood, Sir R., on perjury of Garnet, 181
  • Worcester, Earl of, 115
  • Worcestershire men, conduct of, 263 n.
  • Wright, Christopher, a rebel, 17
  • history of, 45
  • flight of, 82
  • capture of, 93 n.
  • Wright, Henry, a spy, 268
  • Wright, John, history of, 35
  • why chosen, 58
  • flight of, 82