Year 4 History task

fact file example

Year 4 History Week 4

So last week you were asked to create a timeline showing the English monarchs (kings and queens), this week your challenge is to choose one or two monarchs that you are interested in and create a fact file about them.

I have included an example of a fact file to help you. Please try to make yours as detailed as possible, you can add other information too. Think about making your presentation superb! I can’t wait to see the photos of your work to upload to the blog.


Good luck.

5 thoughts on “Year 4 History task

  • 1st May 2020 at 3:43 pm

    Full Name : Alexandrina Victoria
    Date Of Birth : May 24, 1819
    Place Of Birth : Kensington Palace

    What Was Queen Victoria Famous For ?
    Queen Victoria is most famous for the repressive moralistic atmosphere that was so
    pervasive in her reign, during what was later called the Victorian era. Queen Victoria
    reigned over the British Empire from 1837 to 1901.

    Who Was Queen Victoria ?
    Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United
    Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. Known as the
    Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her

    What Did Queen Victoria Do In her Life Time ?
    Queen Victoria was the matriarch of the British Empire. She epitomised the values of the
    era and carved out a new role for the monarchy. During her 63-year reign, a length
    surpassed only by our current Queen, Victoria presided over the social and industrial
    transformation of Britain, as well as expansion of the empire.

  • 1st May 2020 at 4:11 pm

    Full Name : Henry Tudor
    Date Of Birth : June 28, 1491
    Place Of Birth : Palace of Placentia

    What Was King Henry Famous For ?
    King Henry VIII is probably the best-known English ruler of all time. The subject of
    countless stories, TV programs , and movies, Henry VIII is most famous for being hugely
    fat, having a fixation with beheadings, and for having no fewer than six wives during the
    course of his nearly 38-year reign.

    Who Was King Henry The 8th ?
    Henry VIII was King of England from 1509 until his death in 1547. Henry is best known for
    his six marriages, and, in particular, his efforts to have his first marriage annulled. His
    disagreement with Pope Clement VII on the question of such an annulment led Henry to
    initiate the English Reformation, separating the Church of England from papal authority.
    He appointed himself the Supreme Head of the Church of England and dissolved convents
    and monasteries, for which he was excommunicated.

    What Did Queen Victoria Do In Her Life Time ?
    King Henry VII died on 21 April 1509 and the young Henry succeeded him as King.
    Inexperienced and still a teenager at the time of his coronation, Henry VIII relied greatly
    on Thomas Wolsey’s guidance to rule the kingdom. Soon Wolsey became a very powerful
    figure in the English court and was made the Lord Chancellor by 1515. King Henry VIII’s
    only son, Edward, was born on October 12, 1537. Upon Henry’s death in 1547, Edward
    succeeded him as king at the tender age of 10 and ruled until his death in 1553.

  • 5th May 2020 at 1:08 pm

    What do I do when the email address will not be published

    • 5th May 2020 at 2:24 pm

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  • 6th May 2020 at 1:42 pm

    Name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windor.
    Born: 21st April 1926.
    Age: 94 y/o
    kids: 4 kids

    Who is queen Elizabeth?
    Queen Elizabeth is the queen of the united kingdom. She is a queen who has 2 birthdays. Her favourite colour is blue. Queen Elizabeth smiles A lot:) When she goes outside she wears white posh gloves. Did you know that Elizabeth wanted to go to war! But she was young to go to the war she wanted.

    Something she did while growing up.
    Queen Elizabeth mum and dad were called Claude and Cecilia. While she was growing up she was not educated in school. She was educated privately at home. When she was little she loved horse backing. She even has her own statue with a horse and her on it! Along time ago her nickname was Lilibet. Queen Elizabeth was only 8 years old when she met her future husband. And were married in Westminster Abby.

    Did you know?
    The queen Elizabeth loves corgis a lot. She is the only one in the UK that can drive without a licence. Elizabeth’s sister gave the nickname to her family. Queen Elizabeth lives in London at the Windsor castle. If you write a letter to the queen she might write you a letter back. The queens favourite animals are dogs and horses. She has two corgis that are called Willow and Holly. In 2015 the queen stopped breeding corgis. Prince Edward is her favourite child.


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