Historic Royal Palaces
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The Earl of Essex fell out of favour with the Queen and was imprisoned in 1601.
Explore the different functions of the Tower in detail with this activity sheet.
Join our intrepid history reporter, Tracey Tooley, on her mission to uncover England’s most infamous monarch, Henry VIII.
Students step into the role of advisors to Elizabeth I.
Key dates and events from 1086 to 1986.
On 31st May 1533, crowds gathered in London for the coronation of Anne Boleyn.
The story of the oldest female prisoner in the Tower of London's history.
How did the Virgin Queen Elizabeth I maintain power?
Excerpt from 'De Civitate', 1534 by Desiderius Erasmus.
Find out who's who at Hampton Court Palace.
This chronology shows how history unfolded at Hampton Court Palace.
Which Tudor monarch kept the most prisoners?