No, we’re not talking about tearing down statues.
As bonfire night approaches, I’m referring to rewriting a plaque commemorating the Gunpowder Plot in language that everyone can understand.
Dunchurch village is a stone’s throw from ProseWorks HQ here in Warwickshire. And it’s where the plot leaders waited to hear if Guy Fawkes’ plan to blow up King James I and Parliament had been successful.
It’s great to be so close to history.
My lord though, the sign desperately needs updating and rewriting.
We know what they were trying to say, but the second sentence is a real head-scratcher. It’s one of the most convoluted and confusing pieces of prose we’ve come across all year.
Enjoy the fireworks…