In 1120, just when King Henry I of England thought he had achieved a much-needed peace, tragedy struck. What happened to the White Ship that broke the king's heart and changed the trajectory of the English monarchy? Find out on this episode.
Marjorie Chibnall, The Empress Matilda: Queen Consort, Queen Mother, and Lady of the English, Blackwell, (1991).
C. Warren Hollister, "Henry I (1068/9-1135), king of England and lord of Normandy", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Online ed., Oxford University Press, (2004).
Edmund King, King Stephen, Yale University Press, (2010).
J.F.A. Mason, "William (1103-1120), prince", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Online ed., Oxford University Press, (2004).
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)