Crowds gathered on Bankside on Saturday night to watch a fireworks display above the Thames staged by Shakespeare's Globe and Southwark Council to mark 400 years since the Gunpowder Plot.
Or was it simply that a gaggle of dis-enfranchised and poorly-advised young men were allowed to ferment a plot to a particular point by those in power who sought to use their actions to subjugate the wider catholic community?
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