A timeline which enables students to understand key dates and the series of events around World War I and the prisoners at the Tower during that time.
This resource complements the World War I: Espionage Key Stage 3 school session at the Tower of London.
National Curriculum Links
• Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901 to the present day.
• The First World War and the Peace Settlement.
• Students will explore why spies were executed at the Tower of London during WWI.
• Students will investigate the context that led to these decisions during WWI.
Profiles of spies who were imprisoned at the Tower.
The history of the Tower of London from AD50 to today.
Anne Boleyn married Henry VIII, but ended up imprisoned in the Tower.
The Earl of Essex fell out of favour with the Queen and was imprisoned in 1601.
Two princes disappeared whilst staying at the Tower of London in 1483.