An exclusive talk by Charles Spencer about The White Ship
The sinking of the White Ship on the 25th November 1120 is one of the greatest disasters that England has ever suffered. Its repercussions would change English and European history for ever. Written to commemorate the 900th anniversary of the shipwreck, bestselling historian Charles Spencer evokes the harsh and brutal story of the Normans from Conquest to Anarchy.
We visited Charles Spencer at Althorp to find out more...
UPDATE February 2021: With 100% profit donated by us to charity, we are pleased to announce that purchases of The White Ship raised a total of £5,800 for Whole Child - a charity founded by Lady Karen Spencer, devoted to improving the lives of children worldwide.
We are no longer offering the book for purchase, but we recommend visiting https://charles-spencer.com/bookshop/ for this and othe rfascinating reads.