Author Archives: Mr Kydd

Something to watch – England’s Forgotten Queen: The Life and Death of Lady Jane Grey

Year Twelve, As we move to the Mid Tudor source work, can I strongly recommend that you watch this  excellent series on Lady Jane Grey from the wonderful Helen Castor – one of my favourite historians. It is particularly helpful … Continue reading

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Enrichment – something to watch – Elizabeth’s secret agents

The first of the four part series aired tonight. You can watch them here. Please do – it is excellent enrichment for our course. The trailer below gives you a taste. If you want more from the BBC’s Tudor season … Continue reading

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Places to visit (soon) – The Greenwich Maritime Museum to see the Armada Portrait.

If you click here you will get to the Greenwich Maritime Museum page on the famous Armada Portrait. Recently saved for the nation, this iconic portrait of Elizabeth I commemorates the most famous conflict of her reign – the failed … Continue reading

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‘Incredibly rare’ William Caxton print discovered – in the University of Reading

If you click here you will get to a BBC report on a find in the University of Reading’s special finds department – two pages of previously unknown print by Claxton. “Erika Delbecque, special collections librarian at the university, described the find … Continue reading

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Essay plan

The plan from yesterday’s lesson. Mr Kydd.

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Essay plan – To what extent was finance the most serious financial problem that Elizabeth faced ? / Unit 3 overview

Note the colour codings please. Mr Kydd.

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Pre-mock revision. The sources revision power point

All, If you click here you will get the technique revision powerpoint presentation for the sources questions. Any further questions, do please come and find me. Mr Kydd.

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Enrichment – things to watch. Timewatch: The Mary Rose

If you click here you will get to the BBC iplayer and Dan Snow’s Mary Rose Timewatch programme. It is excellent – particularly if you are thinking of archaeology as a degree course. You may also like to click here to visit the BBC’s online … Continue reading

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Half Term Work

All, Over half term you need to do the following. Read and note this excellent web link in detail. Read this for extension. Question 14 – Page 24 (on sugar paper). Make sure that you explain how the bodies link together. Now use … Continue reading

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Enrichment – something to watch. She Wolves – Helen Castor

All, A really excellent start to the course from the super Helen Castor. Enjoy. Mr Kydd.    

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