Tudor rebellions

Lancastrian rose, 1499-1500 (KB 27/956 f1)
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How seriously did they challenge the authority of the crown?

Students explore original documents from the State Papers of Tudor monarchs, to consider the extent to which rebellion threatened the country 1536-1569.

Connections to the curriculum:

  • AQA: GCE History, Unit 1C: The Tudors: England, 1485-1603
  • OCR: GCE History A, Unit Y106, British Period Study: England 1485-1547: the Early Tudors
  • EDEXCEL: GCE History, Paper 3, Option 31: Rebellion and Disorder under the Tudors, 1485-1603

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

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at The National Archives

2 hours

Available: All year

Cost:  Free to UK schools

Suitability:  Key stage 5

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