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Recommended Books : Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations

Listed below are several excellent books on the Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations, Guy FawkesThe Gunpowder Plot and the Martyrs, some are fiction but most of them are factual.

Lewes On The Fifth : Good Book To Read

LEWES ON THE FIFTH : ANDY THOMAS

This book tells the story of The Bonfire Night Celebrations in Lewes today with spectacular and atmospheric full-colour photographs, and is an insightful visual guide to an extraordinary annual event and its enduring convictions.
978-1857703436

Burn Holy Fire : Good Book To Read

 

BURN HOLY FIRE : JEREMY GORING

Jeremy Goring examines the origins and importance of this festival and sheds new light on the commemoration of the martyrs burnt for their beliefs and looks into the 500 year old history of religion in Lewes, if you want to understand the Lewes Bonfire Celebrations, then this book is a must.
978-0718830403

 

Lewes Bonfire Night : Good Book To Read

LEWES BONFIRE NIGHT : JIM ETHERINGTON

A short history of the Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations written by a respected Lewes Bonfire Boye and Historian. With Lots of old interesting photos and facts, Probably the best book around at the moment.
978-1857700503

 

 

 

Streets Of Fire : Good Book To Read

STREETS OF FIRE : ANDY THOMAS

Written by a respected Lewes writer but not a bonfire boye himself, it gives a good insight to the Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations and its history from an outsiders view. With a foreword by a renowned Bonfire Boye, Andy Freeman.
978-1857701937

 

 

 

God`s Secret Agents : Good Book To Read

GOD`S SECRET AGENTS : ALICE HOGGE

This book pieces together the story of the secret war between priests and government spies leading up to the Gunpowder Plot. It follows the priests (God’s Secret Agents) from their schooling on the Continent, then through their perilous return journeys to their gruesome deaths on the scaffolds.
978-0060542283

 

 

The Gunpowder Plot : Good Book To Read

THE GUNPOWDER PLOT : ANTONIA FRASER

A very good recreation of the story of disgruntled Catholics seeking to dethrone King James I and re-establish Catholicism as state religion in this popular history effort. A very good read indeed.
978-1407216133

 

 

 

The Desperate Remedy : Good Book To Read

THE DESPERATE REMEDY : MARTIN STEPHEN

The story line is cleverly devised so that the history with real people is interwoven into a superbly written espionage plot based around the events of 5th November 1605.
978-0751532593

 

 

 

Remember Remember The Fifth Of November : Good Book To Read

REMEMBER REMEMBER THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBER : JAMES SHARPE

James examines the fateful night of Fifth November 1605 and the tangled web of religion and politics which gave rise to the plot. He uncovers how celebration of the event, and of Guy Fawkes, the one gunpowder plotter everyone remembers, has changed over the centuries.
978-1861977878

 

 

The Gunpowder Plot : Good Book To Read

THE GUNPOWDER PLOT : ALAN HAYNES

This book uncovers the truth about the Catholic conspiracy. Who was Guy Fawkes and how did he come to be below the chamber of the House of Lords in the first hour of 5th November 1605.
978-0750942157

 

 

 

Gunpowder, The Players Behind The Plot : Good Book To Read

GUNPOWDER, THE PLAYERS BEHIND THE PLOT : JAMES TRAVERS

James examines tells the story of the events of Oct 1605 to May 1606 through its key players and the original documentary evidence in which they appear.
978-1903365861

 

 

 

Gunpowder Plots : Good Book To Read

GUNPOWDER PLOTS, A CELEBRATION OF 400 YEARS OF BONFIRE NIGHTS : BRENDA BUCHANAN, JUSTIN CHAMPION, DAVID CANNADINE, PAULINE CROFT, ANTONIA FRASER AND MIKE JAY.

This book draws on the expertise of several different writers to bring to life the immense implications of the Plot and the strange way they have echoed down to us over four centuries in what remains on the Fifth.
978-0713998863

Bonfire Night In Lewes Book

BRIAN W PUGH, BONFIRE NIGHT IN LEWES

A fascinating collection of historical articles charting the history of bonfire in Lewes from 1813 to the modern day. Plus a Time Line of relevant dates from 1555 to 2009, Bonfire Society Information and a complete list of the winners of the Pioneer Cup & Points Cup of the Lewes Bonfire Council Fancy Dress Competition.
978-1908218643

 

 

Guy Fawkes Book Richard Brassey

RICHARD BRASSEY : BRILLIANT BRITS, GUY FAWKES

For The Younger Ones : A penny for the guy! Remember, remember the fifth of November . . . we see no reason, why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot! Fascinating facts about the man who was discovered in the cellars of the Houses of Parliament with 36 barrels of gunpowder.
978-1842552315

 

 

The Battle Of Lewes Showdown At The Windmill

THE BATTLE OF LEWES : SHOWDOWN AT THE WINDMILL

The booklet ‘Showdown At The Windmill’ is a 16-page A5 format publication priced at £3.50. It is available locally from Lewes Tourist Information, Lewes Castle Museum shop, the Tom Paine Printing Press, Susanne Wolf The Shop and Pleasant Stores. It has been produced as part of the commemoration of the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Lewes. The story is told by John Bevis, who was a real historical character.

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