World War I and the Tower

Chronology

Chronology

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A timeline which enables students to understand key dates and the series of events around World War I and the prisoners at the Tower during that time.

This resource complements the World War I: Espionage Key Stage 3 school session at the Tower of London.

National Curriculum Links

• Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901 to the present day.
• The First World War and the Peace Settlement.

Learning Objectives

• Students will explore why spies were executed at the Tower of London during WWI.
• Students will investigate the context that led to these decisions during WWI.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14) KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

History

Topic

20th and 21st Century Wars Crime & Punishment

Type

For the classroom

Palace

Tower of London

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Profiles of spies who were imprisoned at the Tower.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

History

Topic

Crime & Punishment20th and 21st CenturyWars

The history of the Tower of London from AD50 to today.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)Home EducatorsInternational

Subject

History

Topic

Historic Environment

Imprisoned for piracy in 1534, Alice was held at the Tower of London.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsCrime & Punishment

Both were imprisoned during the reign of King Edward I.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

MedievalCrime & Punishment

The Earl of Essex fell out of favour with the Queen and was imprisoned in 1601.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

On 31st May 1533, crowds gathered in London for the coronation of Anne Boleyn.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors