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Learn About The Monarchy
Use this page to learn more about the British Monarchy outside of the classroom. Here you can find fiction, non-fiction and the British Royal Family's twitter page! You can also use their official website to tour their many residences!
There is a break down of the four major monarchs you discuss in class, that offer images, interactive quizzes and fun facts about each famous monarch!
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Good Queen Bess by
Publication Date: 2001-08-07
Follows the life of the strong-willed queen who ascended the throne at the age of twenty-five, and ruled England at the time of Shakespeare and the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
The Tudors by
Publication Date: 2016-07-05
Everything you need to know about the Tudors is broken down in 50 bite sized chunks. Go back in time to Tudor England, to meet Henry VIII and learn about the Spanish Armada. Find out why Henry VIII had six wives, or see how ferocious battles were fought and won.
Hail! Tudors by
Publication Date: 2010-07-15
Presents information about the history, government, agriculture, military, art, religion, and everyday life in England during the reigns of King Henry VIII and his family.
My Home Is My Castle Windsor Castle by
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
Provides a history of Windsor Castle, examining the world of the British monarchs and the building's ongoing role as the home for the Royal Family.
Queen Elizabeth II by
Publication Date: 2015-09-01
Chronicles the life and times of the monarch, from her youth and time in the military to her family and over sixty-year rule.
Who Was Queen Victoria? by
Publication Date: 2014-07-10
Describes the life of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain from 1837 to 1901, and the social and political conditions in Great Britain during her lifetime.
Use this website to explore the many royal residences. Here you can find information about each member of the current royal family, as wells as news videos and messages from the Queen!
Mary Queen of Scots
Born 1542 and executed 1587. Mary was the only surviving child of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise. As a granddaughter of Margaret Tudor, the older sister of Henry VIII of England, she also had a claim to the English crown.
Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Queen Victoria's various portraits.
Henry VIII is one of the most famous kings in English history. He was the second Tudor monarch and was well-known for having six wives. His break with the papacy in Rome established the Church of England and began the Reformation.
Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) has been Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand since 6 February 1952.