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Elizabeth I's Tower of London

Significant People

Significant People

About this learning resource

Format: Power Point Presentation

Download short editable biographies of Elizabeth I's Tower of London Significant People for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

Use key facts, activities and historic sources to explore various people connected to Queen Elizabeth. 

  • Elizabeth I
  • Thomas Wyatt
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • Lady Jane Grey
  • Katherine Grey
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • John Gerard
  • Robert Devereux
  • William Cecil
  • Philip Howard

This resource supports the key stage 3 Henry to Mary: A Religious Rollercoaster school session at Hampton Court Palace. 

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Resource Information

Key Stage

  • Home Educators
  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)

Subjects

  • History

Topic

  • Tudors
  • Elizabethans
  • Crime & Punishment

Type

  • For the classroom

Palace

  • Tower of London
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Editable PowerPoints for lessons

This resource includes an editable PowerPoint ready for educators to adapt, with background notes under each slide. 

Classroom resources

This resource can be used in different ways:

  • displayed on screens as a PowerPoint  
  • adapted to create printable worksheets
  • click on the images within the files to explore the paintings in more detail.

Historic enquiry

This resource supports historic enquiry, using portraits as historical sources. It contains enquiry questions for students plus background notes for teachers.

National Curriculum Links

  • • The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.
    • The Elizabethan religious settlement and conflict with Catholics.

Learn more about the Tudors

Download an editable Tudor Kings and Queens Family Tree for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5. Use key facts, activities and historic sources to explore King Henry VIII, his queens and his children.

Key Stage

  • Home Educators
  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)
  • International

Subject

  • History

Topic

  • Tudors

Key facts about the Tudor King and each of his six wives.

Key Stage

  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • Home Educators
  • International

Subject

  • History

Topic

  • Tudors

How did the Virgin Queen Elizabeth I maintain power?

Key Stage

  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

  • History

Topic

  • Tudors