Brave Oxford

May 22, 2008

So "Oxford fawned so shamelessly over the Stuarts ..." eh? (Leader, 15 May). Presumably this fawning didn't include the fellows of Magdalen College, who defied James II in 1687-88 in refusing to elect his nominee as president and risked penury, and worse, for doing so?

William Gibson, Director of the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History, Oxford Brookes University.

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