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Elizabeth I's Tower of London

Chronology

Chronology

About this learning resource

Format: PDF

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.

Resource Information

Key Stage

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

Subjects

  • History

Topic

  • Elizabethans
  • Crime & Punishment

Type

  • For the classroom

Palace

  • Tower of London
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