Norman Tower of London

Chronology

Chronology

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A timeline which enables students to understand key dates and events relating to the Normans at the Tower from 1066 to 1100.

This resource supports the Key stage 3 1066 and the Norman Tower of London school session at the Tower of London.

National Curriculum links

• Development of the church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066 - 1509.
• The Norman Conquest.

Learning objectives

• Students will understand the challenges facing the new king following the Norman Conquest.
• Students will understand the key people who impacted on the reigns of William I and his sons.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

Normans Castles

Type

For the classroom

Palace

Tower of London

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