That evening, several of the plotters were injured by an accidental explosion which occurred while they were drying powder in front of an open fire.
Between this evening and morning of the following day, several members of the group fled, while others still tried to rally support from the surrounding area.
But when you come from a place that you are proud of, and that has very little recognition, it becomes second nature, and well deserved to get all defensive!
The black country is a region defined not so much by borders but by people.
As a whole, Wolverhampton and Walsall not in the Black Country as its historic ties are to Staffordshire, although some of the towns between the two are Black Country.