The Tower of London is closed on 24-26 December 2017 and 01 January 2018.

Mid-Tudor Crisis

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A-Level | Subject: History | Topics: Tudors, Crime and Punishment | Session Type: Depth Study

The Mid-Tudor period saw the stability of the monarchy thrown into question. The Tower of London was most extensively used as a prison.

Examining the Tower buildings and documentary evidence, students will be encouraged to consider how the Tower of London can be used to support their understanding of the Mid-Tudor crisis.

The workshop includes a short lecture and a subject specific tour of the Tower of London.

Exam board links
This session has been designed to complement the study of the Mid-Tudor period, and particularly the following exam boards:

  • AQA – Unit 1: Option C: The Tudors: England, 1485–1603.
  • Edexcel - Paper 1: Option 1B: England, 1509–1603: authority, nation and religion and Paper 3, Option 31: Rebellion and disorder under the Tudors, 1485–1603.
  • OCR - Unit Y106: England 1485–1558: the Early Tudors - Unit Y107: England 1547–1603: the Later Tudors.
  • WJEC - Unit 1: Option 1:Government, rebellion and society in Wales and England c.1485-1603 - Unit 2: Part 1: Option 1:The Mid Tudor Crisis in Wales and England c.1529-1570 - Unit 3: Option 2: Poverty, Protest and Rebellion In Wales and England c.1485-1603.

Booking information

Availability
Monday, Tuesday
10.30, 13.00
Duration
1.5 hours
Capacity
Up to 35 pupils
Price
£12.35 per pupil
If you plan to bring 11 students or fewer a minimum price of £148 will be charged for your group.

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