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Picture Analysis: The Tudor Portrait Mystery
Students analyse a famous picture to determine its message.
Decision Making Game: Walking the Mid-Tudor Tightrope!: A decision-making
game in which students take on the role of an advisor to King Edward VI. Designed for A-Level
/ IB, but of potential use for younger students.
3. The Lady Jane Grey
Plot: A "Codebreaking" activity in which students decipher a secret message
sent following the death of Edward VI. Serves as an introduction to the crises
facing Mary I.
4. Does Mary deserve to be known as "Bloody"?: A worksheet based around the short clip from the feature film "Elizabeth" which shows the execution of Latimer and Ridley. Type in "latimer ridley" into www.youtube.com to find the clip!
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