A timeline which enables students to understand key dates and events of Elizabeth I’s reign, the consequences of religious turmoil and prisoners at the Tower of London from 1553 to 1601.
This resource supports the Key Stage 3 Imprisonment, Execution and Escape school session at the Tower of London.
National Curriculum Links
• The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.
• The Elizabethan religious settlement and conflict with Catholics.
• Students will understand why people were imprisoned for religious reasons during Elizabeth I reign.
• Students will analyse reasons for imprisonment and start to form their own opinions on why people were punished for their beliefs under Elizabeth I.
Profiles of prisoners, often persecuted for their religious beliefs.
Things to look for, think about and imagine whilst exploring the Tower.