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Wars of the Roses

About this session

A-Level | Subject: History | Topics: Medieval, War and Conflict | Session Type: Depth Study

While the Wars of the Roses raged, the Tower of London was used as a symbol of legitimate rule. 

Both Yorkists and Lancastrians were imprisoned and killed within its walls. With this in mind, students will examine the Tower buildings and documentary evidence to consider how the fortress can help support their understanding of the Wars of the Roses.

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 Wars of the Roses, and particularly the following exam boards:

  • AQA- 2B: 'The Wars of the Roses, 1450-1499'.
  • Edexcel - Paper 3: Option 30: Lancastrians, Yorkists and Henry VII, 1399–1509.
  • OCR - Y105: England 1445–1509: Lancastrians, Yorkists and Henry VII (Enquiry topic: Wars of the Roses 1445–1461).

Booking information

Monday, Tuesday
10.30, 13.00
1.5 hours
Up to 35 pupils
£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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