Westhoughton Mill

Former cotton mill built in 1804, the target of a Luddite attack in 1812.

Janet Douglas, Lady Glamis

Scottish aristocrat executed in 1537 for treason. Modern day academics highlight that earlier accounts declaring she was tried for witchcraft are inaccurate.

Robert Keyes

One of the conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

Death of Kevin Gately

Student who died as the result of a head injury received in the Red Lion Square disorders in London in 1974.

Epsom riot

Attack on the police station at Epsom, Surrey by about 400 Canadian soldiers on 17 June 1919.

Five Members

Five members of parliament whom King Charles tried to have arrested in the House of Commons on 4 January 1642.

Fortescue Conspiracy

Attempt in 1558 to foretell the duration of the the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Gunpowder Plot

Attempt in 1605 to assassinate King James I and re-establish a Catholic monarchy by blowing up the House of Lords.

Atterbury Plot

Conspiracy named after Francis Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester and Dean of Westminster, aimed at restoring the House of Stuart to the throne of Great Britain.