Primary school resources to support the teaching of the Stuarts.

The Stuart Era was a time in our history between 1603 and 1714 and came after the Tudor & Elizabethan period.

This artefact collection covers important historic events that happened during the time of The Stuarts including –

Gun Powder Plot

The Pilgrims & Voyage of The Mayflower

English Civil War

Great Plague

Great Fire of London

Samuel Pepys

Many of the items in the box are based on museum exhibits and will help give an insight into one of the most exciting, turbulent and changing eras in our history.




Contents of the Stuart box –

  • Information Pages (on memory stick)
  • Selection of laminated Pictures

Gun Powder Plot (1605)

  • King James Bible
  • Catholic Rosary Beads
  • Model of the Houses of Parliament
  • Guy Fawkes Mask

The Pilgrims & Voyage of The Mayflower (1620)

  • Model of The Mayflower Ship
  • Pilgrim’s Hat
  • Replica Pottery – Pilgrim’s Flask

English Civil War (1642-1651)

  • Full size replica of a Lobster Pot Helmet
  • Display stand for the helmet
  • Model of Civil War Cannon
  • Musket Balls
  • Bust of Oliver Cromwell
  • Lord Protector’s Flag
  • Replica King Charles I Coin
  • Small Bust of King Charles I

Great Plague (1665)

  • Rat (not real!)
  • Flower Posy – People believed that holding a posy of flowers to their noses kept the plague away
  • Plague Doctor’s Mask

Great Fire of London (1666)

  • Pudding Lane Road Sign
  • Loaf of Bread from Thomas Farriner’s Bakery (not real!)
  • Cardboard cut out of Flames
  • Great Fire of London Photograph Pack – also with Teacher’s Notes and portraits of of Samuel Pepys, John Evelyn, Sir Christopher Wren & King Charles II)

Samuel Pepys (1633-1703)

  • Leather Diary
  • Dip Pen
  • Ink Pot
  • Wax Seal Stamp
  • Red sealing wax
  • Candle Stick
  • Beeswax Candle

(Notes and information pages provided with the collections are gratis and do not form any part of the sale)

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£495.00 + VAT

*We cannot guarantee that every item listed will be included in the box as some items are subject to availability. Where this is the case we will substitute the unavailable item with a suitable replacement