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Which Tudor monarch kept the most prisoners? Using the most up-to-date records, explore the numbers of prisoners kept at the Tower of London throughout the Tudor period.
National Curriculum links
• The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.
• Students will explore the changing use of the Tower of London as a prison across the Tudor period.
• Students will be able to link key events during the reign of the Tudors to the number of prisoners they kept.
- KS3 (age 11-14)
- KS4 (age 15-16)
- KS5 (age 16+)
- Crime & Punishment
- For the classroom
- Tower of London
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