The tall Ghanaian irritated white supremacists because his education and sporting triumphs refuted their theories.
All of these are readily refuted by the facts in each case.
However English Heritage has vigorously refuted these claims and I can now report that the application has been turned down.
Curiously enough, the synod refused to believe that the heretical confession it refuted was actually by a former patriarch of Constantinople; yet the proofs of its genuineness seem to most scholars overwhelming.
The attacks on the genuineness of the whole or part of the collection have been refuted by Wilde (Leiden, 1889).