An outraged country rejoiced at what appeared Divine (and Protestant) intervention, whilst it now appears that much of what we take as fact was actually a masterstroke of early political spin that has endured for over four centuries.
|The Gunpowder plot discovered!|
|The Procession of a Guy.|
Simmering religious tension often boiled over with such obvious ‘anti-popery’ on display. For example, November 6, 1838, The Times reports and fracas in the City.