[MR] Wikipedia: The White Ship Sinks
Garth Groff via Atlantia
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Fri Nov 25 01:42:16 PST 2016
On this date in 1120, The White Ship sank in the English Channel.
William Adelin, heir and only legitimate son of King Henry I of England,
was drowned the tragedy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Ship .
Young William's death led to 18 years of civil war for the throne
between Stephen of Blois and his cousin Matilda (aka the Empress Maude)
known as the Anarchy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Anarchy .
Lord Mungo Napier, That Crazy Scot
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