Letter: Richard at home

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Sir: We now know that Richard I was not a good leader of his country at all (Letters, 4, 5 November). Rather, he bankrupted the population in order to fight jingoistic campaigns against foreigners, and sought to identify himself with trumped-up religious causes, all purely for his own glorification. I think Westminster is exactly the right place to put his statue.


New Malden, Surrey