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Duration 39:06

The gunpowder plot: key documents and hidden voices

The National Archives holds a wide range of documents which tell the story of the Gunpowder Plot and its investigation – but their meaning is hotly contested. James Travers selects some of the key documents and shows that beneath the noise of the ideological debate, we can hear the principal characters speaking in their own words – and a very different view of the plot emerges.

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