About this learning resource
Did life really change that much under the Normans? This set of infographics shows both the military and domestic impact of the Normans on England in 1066 and beyond.
National Curriculum links
• KS3: The development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066-1509.
• KS4: AQA Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section B: The Normans c1066 - c1100.
- OCR B: Component Group 1: Depth Study - The Norman Conquest, 1065-1087.
- Edexcel: Paper 2: Period study and British depth study - Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060–88.
• Students will be able to make comparisons and contrasts between Anglo-Saxon and Norman England.
• Students will explore the legacy of invasion and the nature of society in the early Anglo-Norman period.
- KS3 (age 11-14)
- KS4 (age 15-16)
- For the classroom
- For your visit
- Tower of London
Children depict the imprisonment of Guy Fawkes in the Tower of London for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, 1605.
The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes. Find out more about his role in the Gunpowder Plot and its impact on history.