The reason the Gunpowder Plotters decided to take down the government of King James I & VI was not because they were opposed to government oppression. The Plotters were kind of okay with a spot of government oppression, actually: they just thought that the oppressed Catholics should be the ones doing it.
Guy Fawkes wasn’t a freedom fighter. He was a religious terrorist, and not even one of the good ones
The Jacobean equivalent of one of the minor characters from Four Lions.