Online Talk: The White Ship Disaster

Online Talk: The White Ship Disaster

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 25th Nov 2020

 Free

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At the 900th anniversary, this talk explores the wreck of Barfleur 25th November 1120.

At the 900th anniversary, this talk explores the wreck of Barfleur 25th November 1120, when three hundred perished including the heir to the throne and many of the royal court. The presentation by Lester Hillman will focus on the shock and surprise, impacts on City institutions, (still visible today in the City landscape) and how the tragedy may have affected powerful individuals including Thomas Becket who perished himself 50 years later.

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This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 25th Nov 2020

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2020-11-25 2020-11-25 Europe/London Online Talk: The White Ship Disaster At the 900th anniversary, this talk explores the wreck of Barfleur 25th November 1120, when three hundred perished including the heir to the throne and many of the royal court. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2020/11/25/online-talk-the-white-ship-disaster-248024 ,,,

This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.

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