Letter: English invaders

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Sir: Grant Green's list of invasions requiring apologies (letter, 11 August) is not quite complete. Ironically, he omits the one that occurred in the fifth and sixth centuries and which many of us regard as the most calamitous of all.

It is a little difficult to determine who should be approached for this apology but rather than trouble Helmut Kohl or the President of Lower Saxony at what is a difficult period for them, I am prepared to accept mine from Mr Green, as I see he claims to speak on behalf of the Queen.


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