Sir – ‘Duke of Cambridge’? What’s going on?

Has someone forgotten that Oxford loyally supported the Royalist cause during the Civil War? Whilst Cambridge was a hotbed of Parliamentarianism? And, indeed, the regicide Cromwell attended the Other Place. Oxford deserved due respect as England’s oldest university.

It should also be remembered that Cambridge was simply a break-away movement of slow learners.

Nigel Clarke, Oxford