Letter: Uncrowned but yet a king

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Sir: 'Here is the stuff of which fairy-tales are made,' declared the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Royal Wedding in 1981. As I look around me at Britain in the 1990s the headline of a Midwestern American newspaper at the time of the Queen's coronation comes to mind: 'Wake up, Fairyland'.

Yours sincerely,


St Michael and All Angels

London, W4