Enquiring into Elizabeth

Coram Rege Rolls initial detail Elizabeth I, 1572 (KB 27/1241/2)
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What were the issues faced by England’s most famous Tudor Queen?

What was Elizabeth I’s personality like? This session, run in partnership with Westminster Abbey, offers students a rare opportunity to handle original documents from the reign of Elizabeth I as well as to visit Westminster Abbey, the Coronation Church and the final resting place of Tudor monarchs.

Please note, the timings allow for students to travel between the two sites.

Connections to the curriculum:

  • AQA: GCE History, Unit 1C: The Tudors: England, 1485-1603
  • OCR: GCE History A, Unit Y107, British Period Study: England 1547-1603: the Later Tudors

Available as: On site workshop. Find out more about the types of session we offer.

Session options

This session is delivered as a:

Workshop

at The National Archives and Westminster Abbey

2.5 hours

Available:  All year.

Cost: £4 per pupil. The charge for this session should be paid to Westminster Abbey. The National Archives session is free.

Duration: Start at The National Archives at 10:00. Formal activities finish at Westminster Abbey at 14:30.

Suitability: Key stage 3, 4, 5. Maximum 30 children per session.

Email Westminister Abbey to book the session

Contact us

All activities must be booked in advance.

Tel: +44 (0)20 8392 5365

Fax: +44 (0)20 8487 9202

Email: education@nationalarchives.gov.uk