About this learning resource
Photographs with descriptions which enable students to understand and use primary sources in their history lessons and homework. These artefacts relate to key events in the history of the Tower of London from AD50 to 1952.
National Curriculum links
• Supports students to identify significant events, make connections, draw contrasts and analyse trends within periods and over long arcs of time.
• Students will understand that evidence is used to interpret history.
• Students will apply primary evidence to question Tower history.
• Students will create their own hypotheses about the Tower's history using primary evidence.
- KS3 (age 11-14)
- KS4 (age 15-16)
- KS5 (age 16+)
- Home Educators
- Historic Environment
- For the classroom
- Tower of London
Children depict the imprisonment of Guy Fawkes in the Tower of London for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, 1605.
The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes. Find out more about his role in the Gunpowder Plot and its impact on history.