Claimants to the English Throne, 1562

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This resource charts the family relationships that led to Elizabeth I's claim to the English throne.

National Curriculum Links

• The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.
• The Elizabethan religious settlement and conflict with Catholics.

Learning Objectives 

Students will investigate the chronology of the Tudor reign.
• Students will explore the impact this has on succession and the Tudor dynasty.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14) KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors Elizabethans

Type

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Tower of London Hampton Court Palace

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Charts the family relationships of the Tudors.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)Home EducatorsInternational

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Key facts about the King and each of his six wives.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)Home EducatorsInternational

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Biographical information about each of Henry VIII's wives.

Key Stage

KS1 (age 5-7)KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)Home EducatorsInternational

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors