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Key Stage 5 | Subject: History | Topics: Medieval, War and Conflict | Session Type: Depth study
While the Wars of the Roses raged, the Tower of London stood as a symbol of legitimate rule. But can we trust those symbols?
In this session, students will analyse the Tower’s role in cementing the reigns of both Yorkist and Lancastrian kings, through its functions as royal palace, makeshift prison and execution site.
Students will examine the Tower buildings and documentary evidence to evaluate how far they can trust both the physical remains and the layers of different interpretations, past and present, relating to this period of civil discord.
Exam board links
This session has been designed to complement the study of the Wars of the Roses, and particularly the following exam boards:
Monday, Tuesday, Friday
Up to 35 students
£12.58 per student
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