Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Brighton Bomb: MT letter to Archbishop of Canterbury (thanks for message) [“The victims of this terrible act are and will remain in all our thoughts and prayers”] [released 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: THCR 1/2/23 f66
Editorial comments: Robert Runcie was Archbishop of Canterbury. This item appears also in the letters to Anglican prelates separately listed on this site, but is separated out because of its additional significant content. Runcie’s long letter of 13 October does not appear to have received a direct reply from MT.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Law & order, Religion & morality, Terrorism