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Queen is Supreme Governor of Church of England

Anne Thomson asks to be corrected if she is wrong in stating that the head of the Church of England, the Queen, is a woman (Letters, November 22).

I am happy to oblige her. The Queen is not in fact the head of the Church of England.

That title was last used by Mary Tudor in the 16th century.

Since then it has been Supreme Governor, but today it has very little significance.

Dr Gavin White,

85D Market Street,

St Andrews.

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