Elizabeth I: Presentations of power

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How did the Virgin Queen maintain power? Explore the hard and soft power of Elizabeth I through her prisoners and her image.

National Curriculum links

• All key stage 4 and key stage 5 Elizabethan papers.

Learning objectives

• Students will analyse the different kinds of power employed by Elizabeth I.
• Students will evaluate primary evidence to understand the reign of Elizabeth I.

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Key Stage

KS4 (age 15-16) KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Type

For the classroom For your visit

Palace

Tower of London Hampton Court Palace

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Charting key dates and events from 1553 to 1601 at the Tower of London during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

History

Topic

ElizabethansCrime & Punishment

Profiles of prisoners at the Tower of London, often persecuted for their religious beliefs by Queen Elizabeth I.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsElizabethansCrime & Punishment

This school resource charts the potential successors of Elizabeth I during the Succession Crisis of 1562.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsElizabethans