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The Earl of Essex fell out of favour with the Queen and was imprisoned in 1601.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Excerpt from 'De Civitate', 1534 by Desiderius Erasmus.

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Introduce the main features of the medieval fortress and royal residence.

Key Stage

KS1 (age 5-7)KS2 (age 7-11)Home Educators

Subject

History

Topic

Medieval

Raleigh was imprisoned in 1592, but for what reason?

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsElizabethans

The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Stuarts

A video dramatising the fall of Sir Thomas More and his eventual execution.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

The story of the oldest female prisoner in the Tower of London's history.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsCrime & Punishment

On 31st May 1533, crowds gathered in London for the coronation of Anne Boleyn.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Both were imprisoned during the reign of King Edward I.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

MedievalCrime & Punishment

Imprisoned for piracy in 1534, Alice was held at the Tower of London.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsCrime & Punishment

The 'nine days queen' was imprisoned and executed at the Tower.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsCrime & Punishment

The first person prisoner at the Tower, and also the first escapee!

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

NormansMedievalCrime & Punishment