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

Illustration of Queen Elizabeth I

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