On this day 23rd January

1606  The Observance of 5th November Act  1605, also known as the “Thanksgiving  Act”, was an act of the Parliament of England passed on in 1606 in the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot.  The act called for  a public annual thanksgiving for the failure of the Plot.

The Act was later repealed in 1859.

We have titles connected to Guy Fawkes, the Catesby family, and their hideouts.  For more information contact mailto:ltaylor@manorial.co.uk