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.
Introduce the main features of the medieval fortress and royal residence.
Raleigh was imprisoned in 1592, but for what reason?
The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes.
A video dramatising the fall of Sir Thomas More and his eventual execution.
The story of the oldest female prisoner in the Tower of London's history.
On 31st May 1533, crowds gathered in London for the coronation of Anne Boleyn.
Both were imprisoned during the reign of King Edward I.
Imprisoned for piracy in 1534, Alice was held at the Tower of London.
The 'nine days queen' was imprisoned and executed at the Tower.
The first person prisoner at the Tower, and also the first escapee!
Children depict the imprisonment of Guy Fawkes in the Tower of London for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, 1605.