GCSE

The Tower in context: reading the historic environment

Critically examine primary source material to test how far this site reflects the changes in local and national history.

GCSE
Subject: History
Topics: Normans, Tudors, Historic Environment
Session Type: Depth study

White Tower at the Tower of London in daylight. North East side.

The Normans

Charting the arrival and influence of the Normans in England, this session focuses on William the Conqueror's mighty fortress: the White Tower.

GCSE 
Subject: History 
Topics: Normans
Session Type: Depth study

Dress commissioned by HRP from Past Pleasures Wardrobe Department.

Elizabeth I

In 1559, Elizabeth I returned to the Tower  for her coronation, under very different circumstances from her first visit when she was imprisoned there by her sister Queen Mary I.

GCSE
Subject: History
Topics: Elizabethans, Tudors
Session Type: Depth study

Charles I (1600-1649), The young prince wears a russet satin gown with hanging sleeves, trimmed with velvet, embroidered with gold thread and lined with lynx fur.   Sir Anthony van Dyck, Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Civil War - Partnership Study Day

This session will examine the Tower buildings and documentary evidence to consider how the Tower of London might be used to support students' understanding of the Civil War.

GCSE
Subject: History
Topics: Stuarts, War and Conflict 
Session Type: Depth Study

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