His Royal Highness The Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh

Historic Royal Palaces joins the Royal Family and millions of people across the country in mourning the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page.

 

 

Learning resources

Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces

Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces

9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page

We found 40 resources...

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

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

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsCrime & Punishment

Decode symbols and badges to build up an understanding of the Tower’s history.

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

MedievalCastles

Legends and stories about the Tower of London.

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

Medieval

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

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

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

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

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

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

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

Classroom activities focusing on the lives of people during the Tudor period.

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

Medieval

Details of the people, settings and stories from the Mint at the Tower.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

English

Topic

Medieval