Historic Royal Palaces
Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces
The Earl of Essex fell out of favour with the Queen and was imprisoned in 1601.
Raleigh was imprisoned in 1592, but for what reason?
Legends and stories about the Tower of London.
Introduce students to the Tower of London, its purpose and uses over time with this classroom presentation.
Introduce the main features of the medieval fortress and royal residence using the Tower of London as an example in this presentation for the classroom.
The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes. Find out more about his role in the Gunpowder Plot and its impact on history.
Unscramble jumbled up stories and find out when in history they took place at the Tower of London.
Artefacts dating from AD50 to 1952 for use as primary source material.
The history of the Tower of London from AD50 to today.
Profiles of notable historic figures at the Tower at London from 1066 to 2000.
Two princes disappeared whilst staying at the Tower of London in 1483.
A timeline with the key dates and events relating to the reign of Richard III disappearance of the two princes in the Tower, and the discovery of new evidence from 1483 to 2014.