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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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Events (200 years ago today): 1818 – The Convention of 1818 is signed between the United States and the United Kingdom, which settles the Canada-United States border on the 49th parallel for most of its length.
Events (50 years ago today): 1968 – Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis.
Births (300 years ago today): 1718 – Catherine Gordon, Duchess of Gordon, Scottish aristocrat (d. 1779)
Births (100 years ago today): 1918 – Martin Drewes, German soldier and pilot (d. 2013)
Births (50 years ago today): 1968 – Susan Tully, English actress, director, and producer
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1968 – Bud Flanagan, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1896)
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The Bosnian Crisis and the Balkan Wars: Factual Test
Guidance for writing the coursework essay for students
To what extent were Stalins policies a direct attempt to protect Russia from the threat of another World War?
What was the immediate political, military, and socio-economic significance of World War One upon Russia?
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