- English Civil War
Addressing the National Curriculum requirements to study the development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066-1509 and Local History in Key Stage 3, as well as supporting the AQA, Edexcel, and OCR GCSE specifications, studying the Norman Conquest will be incredibly beneficial for pupils historical knowledge.
We have designed the resources below to help your pupils learn, whether they are in the classroom or at home. They will also support and complement a visit.
Download the Normans Teachers Pack (pdf, 191 KB) for helpful information and tips on how these resources can assist in your lesson planning.
If you are coming to our Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, check out the Norman Conquest Workshop to immerse your pupils learning while you are with us!
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The Anglo Saxon Chronicle
Below are audio recordings of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle entries that depict the battles of Fulford, Stamford Bridge and Hastings. Use as a source comparison to the images of the Royal Armouries’ collection and the Bayeux Tapestry.
The battle of Fulford
The battle of Stamford Bridge
The battle of Hastings
Some of the below images are from our collection and will enhance students visual understanding of the Norman Conquest.
Click/tap the image to reveal more information, including a link to further information and more images of the object.
For images of the Bayeux Tapestry, please contact the Bayeux Tapestry Museum.
Weapons of the Battle of Hastings
People of the Battle of Hastings
Soldiers of the Battle of Hastings
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Royal Armouries Museum