Historic Royal Palaces
Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces
Examine the meaning and social history of court fashion during the 18th Century.
The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes.
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.
Imagine yourself in the shoes of somebody from the past.
Explore the different functions of the Tower in detail with this activity sheet.
Charting key dates and events from 1553 to 1601.
Lady Arbella needs your help to free her husband William.
Join our intrepid history reporter, Tracey Tooley, on her mission to uncover England’s most infamous monarch, Henry VIII.
Students step into the role of advisors to Elizabeth I.
Key dates and events from 1086 to 1986.
Children depict the imprisonment of Guy Fawkes in the Tower of London for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, 1605.