About this learning resource
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.
• 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.
- KS3 (age 11-14)
- KS4 (age 15-16)
- KS5 (age 16+)
- For the classroom
- Tower of London
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