Glorious Revolution playing cards

For the classroom

Queen of Hearts


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Three of Clubs


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Four of Clubs


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Knave of Clubs


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Ace of Spades


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Three of Spades


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Seven of Spades


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Nine of Diamonds


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Source: britishmuseum.org

Individual images of most of the cards can be downloaded from the British Museum website.

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=3120437&partId=1&searchText=william+III&images=true&object=21018&page=1

Allegories of the Stuart cause and of William III


Silver box with allegories of the Stuart cause and of William III. Images of both and of the contents can be downloaded here.

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Glorious Revolution

Source: bbc.co.uk

BBC Class Clip on the significance of the Glorious Revolution in religious terms.

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zrqb87h

Issues William and Mary faced when they dethroned James II

Source: bbc.co.uk

BBC video explaining some issues William and Mary faced when they dethroned James II.

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/people/william_iii_of_orange#p00vp5b2

Portrait of William III

Source: npg.org.uk

Portrait of William III (1677), by Sir Peter Lely.

Visit the site http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portraitLarge/mw06795/King-William-III?LinkID=mp04834&role=sit&rNo=3

William III's Banqueting House at Hampton Court Palace

Source: youtube.com

A curator from Historic Royal Palaces explaining how the paintings on the walls and ceiling of William III's Banqueting House at Hampton Court Palace, reminded his guests who was in charge.

See this video on youtube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy_yVm_tyjE&feature=youtu.be

Cards containing political messages from around the world

Source: wopc.co.uk

A selection of playing cards containing political messages from around the world, past and present.

Visit the site http://www.wopc.co.uk/political

Outside the classroom

Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

Hampton Court Palace, Surrey

Source: hrp.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.hrp.org.uk/HamptonCourtPalace/WilliamandMarybuildanewpalace

National Portrait Gallery, London

Source: npg.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.npg.org.uk/

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising, London

Source: museumofbrands.com

Visit the site http://www.museumofbrands.com/whats-on/exhibitions/war-games-from-wwi.html

Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire

Source: nationaltrust.org.uk

Built by William Blathwayt, a civil servant who worked for James II and William and Mary.

Visit the site http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dyrham-park/visitor-information/

British Museum, London

Source: britishmuseum.org

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org

Glorious Revolution playing cards