WINNERS OF THE MHS ESSAY PRIZE

THE 2019 COMPETITION

Winner (£750)
A task too great for one dynasty? The Mortimer earls of March, the de Burgh inheritance and the Gaelic nobility c.1370-c.1425
by Simon Egan

Second Prize (£300)
Roger Mortimer, fourth earl of March - a study in minority, royal service and 'proximity' to the crown during the late 14th century
by Connor Williams

Commended
A comparison of the development of two neighbouring townships, Wolstanmind/Trelystan (Welsh) and Marton (English) in the medieval Marches of Wales between 1066 and 1542
by Doreen Bowen


THE 2018 COMPETITION


Winner (£750)
What's Yours is Mine: Cyfraith Hywel and the Law of the March
by Sara Elin Roberts


THE 2017 COMPETITION


Winner (£750)
Periphery to Core: Mortimer Women and the negotiation of the King's Justice in the thirteenth century March of Wales
by Emma Cavell

Joint Runners-Up (£250)
The Loyal Mortimer: The Career of Roger Mortimer, second Earl of March

by Matt Raven
Fishing in Troubled Waters: Scottish Intrigue and Interference in Wales 1315-1327
by Ethan Gould


THE 2016 COMPETITION


Winner (£750)
Miraculous Marches: The Cult of Thomas de Cantilupe and the Mortimers
by Ian Bass

Second Prize (£300)
Legal Culture in a medieval Marcher Lordship: a Comparative Analysis of the Dyffryn Clwyd Court Rolls
by Angharad Jones

Commended
Heartless, Witless, Graceless, Thriftless: Roger Mortimer and the Scots 1326-1328
by Ethan Gould

How to make an Entrance: an overlooked aspect of native Welsh Masonry Design
by Craig Jones

Networking the March: A History of Hereford and its Region from the 11th through 13th centuries
by Matthew Lampitt

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