Elizabeth I's Tower of London

Chronology

Chronology

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A timeline which enables students to understand key dates and events of Elizabeth I’s reign, the consequences of religious turmoil 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.

Learning Objectives

• 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.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

Elizabethans Crime & Punishment

Type

For the classroom

Palace

Tower of London

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Profiles of prisoners, often persecuted for their religious beliefs.

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsElizabethansCrime & Punishment

Things to look for, think about and imagine whilst exploring the Tower.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsCrime & Punishment

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