Guy Fawkes

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Guy Fawkes was imprisoned in the Tower of London for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, 1605.

Children have described and illustrated Fawkes's role in the Gunpowder Plot and his time as a prisoner at the Tower.

National Curriculum links

  • Extending chronological knowledge of significant events in British history beyond 1066.
  • Development of asking perceptive questions by exploring differing representations of a key historical figure.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Stuarts Crime & Punishment

Type

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Palace

Tower of London

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The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Stuarts