Explore the Tudor age, a brilliant time for trade, exploration and the theatre. Find out about the reigns of the five Tudor monarchs, how England changed under their rule, and how ordinary people lived in Tudor times.Read about what life was like for both the rich and the poor including a day in the life of a kitchen maid. Find out about the mighty King Henry VIII and his six wives and the long and eventful reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Also includes a recipe for Tudor gingerbread!The Explore! series delves into the most fascinating topics around for children at Key Stage 2, looking at the topic through a variety of subjects including design and technology, geography, art, literacy and numeracy.