What makes a martyr?
Updated 5 August. The Tower of London is open Wednesday - Sunday. All outdoor areas of the Tower of London are open, as well as the Crown Jewels, Bloody Tower, White Tower and more. Some buildings remain closed for now. See more details here
Key Stage 3 | Subject: RE, History | Topics: Religion, Medieval, Tudors | Session Type: Route-based
Over the centuries, the Tower of London has been used to persecute, oppress and control different religious groups, including the incarceration of Jews, Catholics and Protestants.
In this session students will explore real stories of religious oppression, personal resilience and strength in faith. Stories will include the 13th century expulsion of the Jews, the Roman Catholic prisoner and martyr Thomas More, and the Protestant Anne Askew.
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This session supports:
Mondays - Fridays
10.30, 12.00, 13.30
Up to 35 students
£95 plus admission