Loans Box – Tudor Life


Loans Box 5 -Tudor Life

Key Stages 1/2

Subjects : History, Geography, Maths, Music, Literacy, RE, Art ( KS 3/4)

This loans box contains a mass of practical items and copyable materials applicable to a wide range of subject areas. All are presentable in the context of the lives of ordinary Tudor citizens and their Lords and Masters.


Coin (Henry VIII Groat)
Pewter Ink Well
Quill Pens x 5
Wooden Trencher
Beeswax Candle
Cooking Pot
Rotor Toy
Imitation Horn Book (made of wood)
3-Handled Tyg
Pewter Platter
Black Metal Candlestick
Tudor Spice Chest
Five Stones game
Cup and Ball
Clay Pipe (in Ice Cream Box )
CD- Henry the VIII & His chopping block.
Wooden Dolly
Folder of A Tudor house
Monk’s costume for an adult
Folder A Tudor House Speke Hall and the Norris Family
Information Sheets and Master Copies For Teachers
Tudor Alphabet A
Tudor Alphabet B
How to make a Ruff
Merrils Board and Pieces
Rules of the Merrils Board
Shakespearian Insults
The coming of the Tudors pack
Katherine of Aragon and the Young King including an account of the Battle of Flodden
Henry Vlll Timeline
Cup and Ball
The Poor in Tudor Times
Tudor Music and Costume Workshop Leader Instructions
The Tudors
Tudor imagery – A picture Paints a Thousand Words
Workshop/ Classroom ideas for teachers and leaders



1 Heroes History of the Tudors
2 History of Britain Henry VIII
3 History of Britain Shakespeare and the Theatre
4 History of Britain Tudor Explorers
5 Bloody Tower – A Tudor Girl’s Diary 1553-1559



Poem Scrolls and LaminatedTranslations
1 Jock O’ The Side
2 The Death of Parcy Reed
3 The Flower of Northumberland
4 Lord Randall
5 Young Benjie



  The Family of Henry Vlll
  Court Costume for Children c 1596
  Court Costume for Men c 1540
  Sir Frances Drake
  The Mary Rose
  The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth 1
  Sir Walter Raleigh with His Eldest Son
  Elizabeth Aged about Thirteen
  William Cecil Lord Burghley
  The English Fleet and the Spanish Armada
  Henry V111 in middle age


Please return master copies to the packs after copying.

All  boxes are available for you to borrow free of charge during 2021 for up to two weeks for your school, childcare centre or for your child/youth group, with a limit of two boxes at any one time (kindly sponsored by who is it?). The boxes are also available for home schooling, subject to availability. The charge for homeschool use is £15 including VAT per box for a 2-week rental. Please choose the applicable option when booking.

  • All rentals run from a Saturday to the Saturday 2 weeks later. Booking is online only, and the calendar below indicates when this particular box is available. Click on your desired Saturday booking start date, the system will then temporarily reserve your chosen 2-weeks, so that you may proceed to the basket to complete your booking.
  • Your chosen loans box must be returned to Bailiffgate Museum with all its items* by the second Saturday (note the system will also reserve the following week for the box to be checked and cleaned before re-use)
  • We regret that we are unable to offer a delivery or collection service.
  • Adult supervision is required at all times of use. Children must wash their hands thoroughly after handling the artefacts, as some of them may contain lead-based paints.
  • Also available: book a session either morning or afternoon with a box (as available) in the Museum. This costs £7.50 including VAT plus the normal museum admission charges.  This is a group-led, not a museum-led activity. Use our separate booking page for this.

* See our Terms and Conditions for the charges for late return and missing items. Booking automatically accepts these terms.

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