Guy Fawkes, the one most associated with the failed Gunpowder Plot in 1605 in London. Bonfires are lit each year in celebration of Guy Fawkes and effigies of him, complete with masks, are thrown into the fires. But what are we really celebrating? Saving of King James I or that the Plot was attempted? It is said that Guy Fawkes is the only man ever to enter paliament with honest intentions.
Read more on IndieSmiles.com, where you can see also these Guy Fawkes fans and their original handmade items.
BBC also has a nice re-enactment, a portion seen here.