Book cover of The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream by Charles Spencerby Charles Spencer
@cspencer1508

‘As gripping as any thriller. History doesn’t get any better than this’ BILL BRYSON

’A brilliant read … Game of Thrones but in the real world’ ANTHONY HOROWITZ

PICKED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, THE GUARDIAN, THE DAILY MAIL AND THE DAILY EXPRESS.

The sinking of the White Ship in 1120 is one of the greatest disasters England has ever suffered. In one catastrophic night, the king’s heir and the flower of Anglo-Norman society were drowned and the future of the crown was thrown violently off course.

Interview with the Author

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Charles Spencer: The White Ship
6/16/21         35 min


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Charles Spencer: The White Ship (1120)
12/8/20        51 min


The Medieval Podcast 
The White Ship Disaster, with Charles Spencer
12/7/20         46 min


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The White Ship: a medieval royal tragedy
11/4/20         61 min


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The White Ship: The Wrecking of Henry I’s Dynastic Dream
6/26/21       42 min


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