Barons, knights and empresses often played quite significant roles in shaping the direction of medieval power. But we don’t always focus on them.
Here each student assumes the character of one individual, and then they mingle with other characters by means of a ‘meeting’ activity.
Empowered with specific knowledge about the ways in which the king’s authority was challenged in the period, students categorise factors as a means of reaching sophisticated conclusions.
- Lesson presentation: PowerPoint
- Lesson write-up:PDF
- Resource 1a,b,c,d: PDF
- Worksheet 1: PDF