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History Essay Prize

History Essay Prize - 2016 Questions

1. Were the “Cavaliers wrong but wromantic and the Roundheads right but repulsive”?

 

2. "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana The Life of Reason (1905-1906)

 

When has a knowledge of history saved us? or When has ignorance of history failed us?

High Commendation:

 

Berto, Matthew. Milano Italy

Nicholson, Jack. Tiffin School

Ruben, Daniel. Colchester Grammar School

 

Commendation:

 

Webster, Thomas 

Whitham, Daniel. St Paul's School London

Wilson, Oliver. Harrow School

John Locke Institute 
History Prize Winners 2015

 

Winner:

 

O’Connor, Michael. City of London School

 

Runner Up:

 

Rowan, Iona. Wycombe Abbey School

 

Very High Commendation:

 

Kilburn Smith, Genevieve. Bishop Grandin High School, Calgary, Canada.