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Winter, Robert

Born: 1565 AD
Died: 1606 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Assassin, Terrorist

1565 – Robert Wintour was born.

       – He, and his brother Thomas Wintour became of of the group of conspirators who hid barrels of gunpowder beneath the Palace of Westminster.

       – He hid at the house of Humphrey Littleton. After capture, he was taken to London, tried for treason, convicted and executed by hanging, drawing and quartering.

1605 – He was one of the leading members of the Gunpowder Plot to assassinate James I of England and Members of Parliament.

1606 – Died on the 30th of January.