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September 7th 2015

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Julia Wood Prize 2015

Julia Wood Prize 2016

Announcement of the 2015 Winners.

This year there were 118 entries for the Julia Wood Essay Prize. Exceptionally, the Prize was awarded to a candidate in the Lower Sixth: Joshua Kimblin, of King Edward’s School, Birmingham, for his essay entitled, ‘“A king in all but name”: To what extent is this an accurate reflection of the nature of Cosimo de’Medici’s power over Florence between 1434 and 1464?’.

The Committee also awarded a second prize to another Lower Sixth Former: Mia Bellouere, of Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School, for her essay on the significance of the Enlightenment in the origins of the French Revolution.

The two essays are now available to view below.

The winning essay was a study of Cosimo de'Medici's power over Florence.
The winning essay was a study of Cosimo de’Medici’s power over Florence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winning Essay 2015 – Joshua Kimblin

Runner Up Essay 2015 – Mia Bellouere

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