Naming a RN submarine ‘Agincourt’

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John Robertson
Naming a RN submarine ‘Agincourt’

bill.grant.mp@parliament.uk Dear Mr Grant As my local MP, please raise my concerns, shared with others in Ayrshire, about the naming of a new Astute class submarine, ‘Agincourt.’ There are several reasons why this is a bad choice: 1. The battle of Agincourt predates British history. 2. The name is offensive to our NATO allies,France. 3. There were Scots serving in the French army. 4. The battle, on French soil, featured the slaughter of French and Scots prisoners of war. 5.…

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Naming a RN submarine ‘Agincourt’