The conspirators were killed, many of them with great cruelty.
The conspirators were arrested and forced to admit their guilt.
However the authorities had been informed of the plot, probably by one of the conspirators named George Edwards; officers appeared upon the scene and arrested some of the conspirators; and although Thistlewood escaped in the confusion he was seized on the following day.
Many of the conspirators were condemned to death, but all succeeded in escaping.
King Amaziah having fled hither, was here murdered by conspirators (2 Kings xiv.