Profiles of key players who participated in the events of Elizabeth I’s reign and prisoners at the Tower of London from 1553 to 1601.
This resource supports the Key stage 3 Imprisonment, Execution and Escape school session at the Tower of London.
National Curriculum links
• The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.
• The Elizabethan religious settlement and conflict with Catholics.
• Students will understand why people were imprisoned for religious reasons during Elizabeth I reign.
• Students will analyse reasons for imprisonment and start to form their own opinions on why people were punished for their beliefs under Elizabeth I.