Tudors and Stuarts
Renaissance: The Elizabethan World
An insight into everyday life – food, occupations, games, pastimes, religion, fashion, manners, attitudes, and education in the time of Elizabeth I.
Show Me: Tudors
Colourful and interactive site that explores Tudor life and culture.
Explore the world of 1601 through a virtual reality reconstruction of the lives of John and Jane Daniell who fell foul of the law and had their house and goods seized by the Crown.
A fun online activity where you learn to joust against a variety of opponents.
Discover where the Tudors lived in the context of world history and what they contributed using illustrated and interactive timelines.
Mary Queen of Scots and the Scottish Reformation 1542-87
Explores in detail six key dates of Mary’s life, including her eventual capture and the Catholic plots that surrounded her.
What was Tudor Britain really like? See real documents and objects from Tudor times and test your skill against the best knights in the kingdom.
Find out about the Tudors. See real documents and objects from Tudor times.
The Battle of Bosworth
Discover the events which led to the downfall of Richard III and the accession of the Tudor Henry VII.
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
What did it take to be the wife of Henry VIII? Discover the women behind the legends.
Devoted to the champion of the English Civil War, one of the most troubled periods of British history.
Excellent site profiling the monarchs of the Tudor dynasty and life in Tudor England. Includes features on maps, recipes, table manners and even a section on Tudors in film and television with related links to the Internet Movie Database.
Henry VIII (1491-1547)
His life, wives and works.
The Mary Rose
The story of Henry VIII’s ship now on display in Portsmouth.
The Gunpowder Plot
Why was Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators driven to attempt the violent destruction of Parliament?