A Short History of the Tower of London

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A timeline allowing students to trace the key events which have shaped the Tower of London across time.

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• Supports students to extend and deepen their chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history, to provide a well-informed context for wider learning.
• Supports students to identify significant events, make connections, draw contrasts, and analyse trends within periods and over long arcs of time.

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Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11) KS3 (age 11-14) Home Educators International

Subject

History

Topic

Normans Medieval Tudors Stuarts Elizabethans Georgians Victorians Castles

Palace

Tower of London

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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