A chronology of the adult life of Richard III. Accompanied with discussion points this presentation can provide regular focal points for discussion over a series of lessons on Richard III.
A chronology of the adult life of King Richard III / Richard Duke of Gloucester. Aimed at A-Level History Students this chronology pinpoints the key moments in his progression as a Statesman under his brothers rule. It then explores the events of 1483 and the sequence of events that led to him being crowned on July 6th 1483. Richard III’s reign is addressed with reference to the rebellion, his only Parliament and finally the events leading to his death in Battle at Bosworth.
Such were the complexities of contemporary politics and Richard’s own role within them that many A-Level students will find both the chronology and context hard to grasp. To address this the presentation includes discussion points alongside the factual detail of his life story
This presentation is not intended to be used as one lesson. It would be better used alongside other resources over a series of lessons.
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