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Trenches on the Web - An Internet History of The Great War

Comprehensive reference library about World War 1. A timeline, biographies of important figures, first hand accounts, photographs and details of major battles are some of the excellent features here.

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Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
The Vikings

A BBC resource that is ideal for topic work on the Vikings. It is packed with information on their daily lives and beliefs.

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Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Sir Francis Drake

Who was Francis Drake? This daring Tudor seafarer was thought to be a hero by many, fearsome by some and reckless by others. This site from the Maritime Museum has a straightforward account of his exploits.

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Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
British Famous People

Famous People looks at the life and times of Emmeline Pankhurst, Guy Fawkes and Mary Anning.

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Partly tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Tudor England

A web site devoted to the Tudor era in England. There are details of the Tudor monarchs and other important figures of the time. You can listen to selections of Tudor music and find out about the architecture.

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Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
Life in Elizabethan England

The Compendium of Common Knowledge contains concise information on many topics associated with the Elizabethan World such as money, religion, food and domestic details. Easy to navigate.

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Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
The Middle Ages

What was it really like to live in the Middle Ages? You can find out many aspects of everyday life in those times here, such as the feudal system, religion, homes, clothing and town life.

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Not tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Votes for Women

Tracing the history of the struggle for equality for women, this excellent website has fifty biographies of the personalities who played an import part, details of pressure groups and useful background information to the topic.

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Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Theban Mapping Project

A polished site, mixing historical detail of Egyptology and the pharaohs, maps, photographs and archaeological details. You will find excellent information on the Valley of the Kings and Tutankhamun. Includes narrated movies and a 3D image of a tomb.

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Partly tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
Virtual Tours

You will need a free VRML viewer to enjoy these reconstructions of the past from the BBC, but you can find how to get one here. See Virtual Reality scenes of London Bridge, a Viking Farm House, Housesteads Farm on Hadrian's Wall and a World War 1 trench.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
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