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 guillotine - first use in Paris
  - history
  - as symbol of the French Revolution
  - in House of Commons
  - and the Portuguese
  - and the slave trade
  - as Spanish colony
  - French protectorate from 1881
  - opts out of French Community
 guinea (gold coin)
 Guinegate - battle in 1513
 Guinness (company)
 Guinness, Alec
 Guinness Book of Records
 Guinevere - in Arthurian romance
  - brief account
  - and Glastonbury
 Guinizelli, Guido - dolce stil nuovo
 Guiscard, Roger - and Sicily
 Guise family - and wars of religion
  - leading members assassinated
 Gulf War, 1990-91 - brief account
 Gulistan - of Sa'di
 Gulliver'sTravels - by Swift
 gunboat diplomacy
 Gundulf - and Rochester
 Gunn, Martha - Toby jug
 gunports - developed in 16th century
 gunpowder - first described in China
 Gunpowder Plot - in 1605
  - brief account
 guns - earliest cannon
  - earliest hand guns
 Gunther - in the Nibelungenlied
 Gun War - of 1880-81 in Basutoland
 Gupta dynasty - in India
 Gur Amir - mausoleum of Timur
 gurdwaras - Sikh temples
 Gurjara-Pratihara - Indian dynasty
 Gurkha (Nepal)
 Gustav Line - in Italy in 1943
 Gustavus I Vasa, king of Sweden
  - and Helsinki
 Gustavus II Adolphus, king of Sweden
  - and Finland
 Gustavus III - king of Sweden
 Gustavus IV, king of Sweden
 Gutenberg, Johann - and printing
 Gutenberg Bible - completed in 1456
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