1. What was the name of the plot to kill Elizabeth which led to Mary, Queen of Scots execution? 2. What was the name of Henry VIII’s first wife? 3. What key event happened in 1588? 4. Who did Queen Mary marry which upset a lot of English people? 5. Which church did Henry VIII set up? 6. What is the name given to devout Protestants? 7. Name one of Elizabeth I’s suitors? 8. What were ruby’s a symbol of in Elizabeth’s painting? 9. Who was Henry VIII’s third child? 10. Who became monarch in 1553?
This event happened on January 30th 1649. Can you work out what it is? Do you know anything about WHY this event happened?
How was Charles chopped? TBAT explain the events of the execution TBAT evaluate how useful sources are
What does this painting definitely tell you about the execution? What guesses (or inferences) can we make? What does this painting not tell us? Extension Task: Overall, How useful is this source in allowing us to find out what happened during the execution of Charles I?
We are now going to read another account of the execution from a contemporarypamphlet. As you read through this account underline any parts where the source adds to your knowledge of the execution or gives a different impression to the painting. Extension Task: How useful is this source, compared to the painting, in your attempts to find out what happened during the execution of Charles I?
We are going to watch a short clip from the film ‘To Kill A King’ which was released in 2002. I want you to think about how it is accurate to the portrayal of the execution shown in the painting and pamphlet and the ways it is inaccurate. Reflect on why you think these inaccuracies were included. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPmSR--BktE Extension task: Is this film, as a source, still useful to your understanding of what happened during the execution of King Charles. Explain why. Which source have you found most useful? Is it the responsibility of a film producer to ensure that their film is historically accurate?