Who Killed the Queen’s husband?
Site: Temple Newsam
History, Literacy, English, Science
This is a self-led workshop/activity.
In the early hours of the 10th February 1567, the body of Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, ‘Queen of Scots’ was found in the garden of the Old Provost’s lodge at Kirk o’ Field, Edinburgh.
Have a go at solving one of the great historical ‘whodunits’ by trying to find out how one of Temple Newsam’s most notorious residents died. Take part in an investigation around the House, find clues in documents, paintings and replica objects and analyse evidence to make historical claims, comparing them with the latest theories.
For more information, contact the Learning & Access Officer on 0113 3367466.
History: a local history study, a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066, the development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745
Literacy: speaking and listening
Science: scientific enquiry
Cost: £60 per class
Maximum numbers: Class of 30