Historic Royal Palaces
Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces
Lady Arbella needs your help to free her husband William.
Charting key dates and events from 1553 to 1601.
Explore the different functions of the Tower in detail with this activity sheet.
Imagine yourself in the shoes of somebody from the past.
The Earl of Essex fell out of favour with the Queen and was imprisoned in 1601.
Things to look for, think about and imagine whilst exploring the Tower.
The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes.
Profiles of spies who were imprisoned at the Tower.
Details of the people, settings and stories from the Mint at the Tower.
Students step into the role of advisors to Elizabeth I.
How did the Virgin Queen maintain power?