Historic Royal Palaces
Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces
Key events which have shaped the Tower of London across time.
Dr Sally Tuckett, University of Glasgow, describes why the study of fashion and dress is so useful for social historians.
A detailed look at historic royal fashion. Examine one of the treasures of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, a beautiful man’s silk court coat from the 1790s.
Background information and activity ideas to use during a visit to Kensington Palace and back in the classroom
Contains two design briefs and related activities as part of a self-led research visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace.
Examine the meaning and social history of court fashion during the 18th Century.
A timeline charting key events during the Georgian era in Kensington Palace’s history.
A diagram charting the family trees for the House of Hanover and the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
The formal mantua was a popular type of court dress in the 18th Century.
Key dates and events from 1086 to 1986.
Find out what happened when at Kensington Palace.
Find out who's who in history at Kensington Palace.