Annual Essay Competition

Cromwell's statue outside Parliament, London

Cromwell’s statue outside the Houses of Parliament, London

The title for the annual essay competition for 2018 was ‘Does Cromwell’s Legacy have any relevance in the 21st century’. The winner of the competition was Ben Rhydderch , and the runners up Edward Brickness and Olivia Shelton.  All three essays are available here to download (docx)…

The winning essay will also appear in our journal Cromwelliana in 2019.  Congratulations to all three and thanks to all those who took part.

The A level Essay prize is a regular fixture in our calendar. In 2019 the title of the essay will be: “Good military leaders make poor statesmen.” Does Cromwell’s career bear this out? For full details of the competition and how to enter contact