27 JANUARY 1956, Page 27

PROOF-READER'S REVENGE SIR,—Mr. F. R. Bell tells us that Charles

I was executed seven years ago this month. As I unfortunately missed any reference to this event in the national press at the time, may I ask if there is any truth in the widespread rumour that his grand-daughter, Queen Anne, [Our proof-reader comments : 'The credit is all Mr. Bell's.'—Editor, Spectator.]