About this learning resource
A timeline highlighting key dates and events in the history of the Tower of London from AD50 to present day.
National Curriculum links
• Extend and deepen chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history, to provide a well-informed context for wider learning.
• Identify significant events, make connections, draw contrasts, and analyse trends within periods and over long arcs of time.
• Students will understand that sites have different uses and importance over time.
• Students will apply chronological evidence to question Tower history.
- KS3 (age 11-14)
- KS4 (age 15-16)
- KS5 (age 16+)
- Home Educators
- Historic Environment
- For the classroom
- For your visit
- 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.