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.
Excerpt from 'De Civitate', 1534 by Desiderius Erasmus.
Raleigh was imprisoned in 1592, but for what reason?
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.
Imprisoned for piracy in 1534, Alice was held at the Tower of London.
The 'nine days queen' was imprisoned and executed at the Tower.
Anne Boleyn married Henry VIII, but ended up imprisoned in the Tower.
Key dates and events from 1086 to 1986.
This chronology shows how history unfolded at Hampton Court Palace.
Find out who's who at Hampton Court Palace.