The Tudors - general sites.


Animated Timeline
***** A great site from the BBC - use the animated interactive timeline to find out more about British monarchy.  Select from the menu - Plantagenets, Tudors & Stuarts, Hanoverians, Windsors.  Click on the portraits for further choices, information and diagrams.
**** A great government site on the history of the monarchy.  Flashy graphics and useful biographies.

Henry VII
** A factual page from the brilliant History Learning Site (


The Terrible Tudors
**** Disgusting stories and pictures from the Terrible Tudor team of Terry Deary and Simon Cooper.
***** A super interactive site for kids from the V&A.  It covers trade, religion, fun and jousting.  6 games and loads of interactive activities.

Spot the anachronism!
*** A fun game from the BBC - can you spot the which items should not be in the Tudor street scene?

Tudor images
*** A huge resource bank of Tudor portraits and other artwork.

Treasures from the National Archives
*** Explore some fascinating documents in the Public Record Office's Virtual Museum - including Shakespeare's will, Elizabeth's Great Seal etc.

Tudor Hackney
***** Download the special software ("Viscape Viewer") to take the virtual tour round Tudor Hackney. It's brilliant! Loads of images and information too.

Shakespeare- What kind of man was he?
*** An interesting chance to investigate original documents and work out more about the famous playwright.
*** who’s who; maps; Tudor life; etc.