Guise and Dolls part 2 – Weighing Straw Mannequins

In the previous post, I outlined an alternative take on the infamous “Gunpowder Plot”. As I shall argue at a later stage, this event, like few others, reverberates through time to our present day in ways that have profoundly altered the fabric of society. In light of such a claim, and in keeping with the lofty title of this website, we are required to subject the case to a more Sherlockian analysis. In doing so we will also acquaint ourselves with the principles of deduction employed by the immortal detective.