The Queen's Favourite

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This is the story of the Earl of Essex, who was one of the Queen's favoured courtiers. He fell out of favour and was imprisoned at the Tower of London in 1601.

National Curriculum Links

• The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.
• The English Reformation and Counter Reformation (Henry VIII to Mary I).

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Type

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Palace

Tower of London

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Key Stage

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Subject

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Topic

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