Magnusson Prize Winners

Previous winners of the Magnus Magnusson Prize are listed here:

Year Name Essay Title NS issue
2018 Caitlin Ellis ‘Impressions of a Twelfth-Century Maritime Ruler – Someled: Viking warrior, Clan Chieftain or Traitor to the Scottish King?’
2016 Anna Kuprian ‘Negotiating Contested Landscapes: the Lupin Controversy in Iceland’ 49
2014 Christian Cooijmans ‘The Controlled Decline of Viking-Ruled Dorestad’ 47
2013 Guinevere Barlow ‘A Northern Charm: Some Popular Uses of Sea-Beans’ 46
2012 Claire McLoughlin ‘The Control of Trade in Scotland During the Reigns of James VI and Charles I’ 45
2011 Tom Turpie ‘The Many Lives of St. Duthac of Tain: Tracing the Origins of a Late Medieval Scottish Saint’ 44
2009 Rebecca Hall ‘Silver Hoards of Viking Age Scotland’ 43
2008 Linda Andersson Burnett ‘Abode of Satan: The Appeal of the Magical and Superstitious North in 18th-Century Britain’ 41
2007 Siobhan Talbott ‘Scottish Women and the Scandinavian Wars of the Seventeenth Century’ 40
2005 Remco Knooihuizen ‘The Norn-to-Scots Language Shift: Another Look at the Socio-Historical Evidence’ 39
2003 Alison Grant ‘A Reconsideration of the Kirk-Names in South-West Scotland’ 38