Tudor Table Manners

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Format: PDF

Excerpt from 'De Civitate' 1534, a primary source for use in teaching.

This resource complements the Tudor Kitchens Revealed Key Stage 3 school session at Hampton Court Palace.

National Curriculum Links

• The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.
• Society, economy and culture across the period: for example, work and leisure in town and country.

Learning Objectives

• Students will understand the role of the kitchens to feed the Tudor Court.
• Students will analyse the relationship between exotic foods, wealth and social status.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Type

For the classroom

Palace

Hampton Court Palace

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Key dates relating to the Tudor and later kitchens from 1526 to 1979.

Key Stage

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Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

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Key Stage

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Subject

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Topic

Tudors

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Subject

History

Topic

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