Remember Remember the fifth of November
The gunpowder treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot.
Guy Fawkes Guy, twas his intent, to blow up King and parliament.
Three score barrels were laid below, to prove old England's overthrow.
By God's mercy he was catched, with a dark lantern and lighted match.
Holler boys Holler boys let the bells ring, Holler boys Holler boys God save the King.
Every year, for the last 400 years, a routine search has been conducted by the Yeomen of the Guard. It has become more a tradition now than a serious anti-terrorist precaution, but still goes on.