Crisis in the reign of Mary I

How far can Mary I’s reign be considered a time of crisis?

In this exciting session, students work with original Tudor State Papers and consider what is meant by the term ‘crisis’. How far can this notion be measured during Mary’s reign?

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
  • OCR: GCE History A, Unit Y106, Enquiry Topic: Mid Tudor Crises 1547-1558

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

Session options

This session is delivered as a:


at The National Archives

2 hours

Online workshop

in your classroom

1 hour

Available: All year

Cost: Free to UK schools

Suitability: Key stage 5

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