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Charles Spencer

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Latest 26 Nov 2022 | Updated Daily

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Dave Ward & Friends Season 2 - Episode 8: Charles Spencer

Dave Ward & Friends

In honor of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, this week’s episode features bestselling author and English historian, Charles Spencer.Don’t miss this special episode discussing his latest bestseller, “The White Ship” - a true tale more fascinating than any fiction.


25 May 2022

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Charles Spencer: How the History of Britain Would Be Dramatically Different Without the Sinking of the White Ship in 1120

Keen On

In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by Charles Spencer, the author of “The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I's Dream”. Charles Spencer worked for the American TV network NBC News for a decade from 1986, as an on-air correspondent, and wrote his own scripts for his pieces for the TODAY Show. Charles Spencer has since presented for the History Channel, and has been interviewed in his capacity as an expert historian on several occasions by the BBC. A bestselling author, Charles has also written articles for Vanity Fair, the Spectator, the Sunday Telegraph, the Guardian, and has reviewed books for many publications, including the Mail on Sunday, and the Financial Times. His most widely-known piece is the Eulogy he composed for the funeral of his sister, Diana, Princess of Wales, in September 1997. Visit our website: https://lithub.com/story-type/keen-on/ Email Andrew: a.keen@me.com Watch the show live on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajkeen Watch the show live on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ankeen/ Watch the show live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lithub Watch the show on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/LiteraryHub/videos Subscribe to Andrew’s newsletter: https://andrew2ec.substack.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


3 Mar 2022

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Bloody Mary with Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer

Shaken & Stirred

It's a royal affair on this week's episode of the Shaken & Stirred show. Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, joins Nigel today to talk all about his new book, "The White Ship." They also discuss writing nonfiction history novels and how social media will change the way future historians study the past.  Order "The White Ship" here! https://www.amazon.com/The-White-Ship/dp/0008296804

1hr 1min

28 Oct 2021

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BLEAV In Pitt Football Podcast Episode 4 with special guest Mike McGlynn and Charles Spencer

Bleav in Pitt Football

Recapping a huge Pitt win VS Tennessee with special guest Mike McGlynn and Charles Spencer. Two former Pitt greats who played Offensive-line for the panthers, then went on to have long successful careers in the NFL. They give great insight on their take of Pitt and what we need to do to keep paying winning football.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 5mins

17 Sep 2021

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Charles Spencer: The White Ship

The Book Club

My guest in this week's Book Club podcast is Charles Spencer, whose book The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I's Dream is new out in paperback. He tells me why his story is like "Game of Thrones meets Titanic", about the piety and the startling cruelty of medieval kings, the tantalising suggestion that the wreck of the White Ship may have been found off Barfleur -- and how this 12th-century maritime disaster changed the course of English history.


16 Jun 2021

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80. Charles Spencer (2019)

Chalke Talk

THE LAST CAVALIER: PRINCE RUPERT OF THE RHINEDescribed as ‘half man, half devil’ by the Parliamentarians, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Charles I’s nephew and commander of the Royalist forces in exile, was truly a man of two halves. Although nicknamed Prince Robber and renowned as a brutal general, dashing cavalier and Royalist pirate, Charles Spencer reveals the hidden side of Prince Rupert. He was a scientist, classical scholar and respected statesman too: a true Renaissance prince. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


7 Jun 2021

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Episode #16 - Diving into History: Charles Spencer goes in search of the White Ship

Break Out Culture With Ed Vaizey by Country and Town House

Charles Spencer on his book The White Ship, 900 years after the ship sank, three exhibitions at Hauser & Wirth Somerset and the Hay Digital Winter Weekend. We’re reading: The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream by Charles Spencer, published by William Collins, £25 We’re Visiting: Hauser and Wirth, Somerset – Oudolf Field, Roth Bar & Grill and Durslade Farm Shop are open to the local community. See Hauserwirth.com for details. Nicole Eisenman ‘Where I Was, It Shall Be’ is online at https://www.hauserwirth.com/hauser-wirth-exhibitions/29133-nicole-eisenman Lee Lozano is online at https://www.hauserwirth.com/hauser-wirth-exhibitions/29131-lee-lozano-in-somerset Make Gallery exhibition Gathering open online from 21st November https://www.hauserwirth.com/hauser-wirth-exhibitions/30396-gathering We’re tuning into: The Hay Winter Digital Weekend https://www.hayfestival.com/winter-weekend/home We’re watching: The Crown on Netflix Small Axe: Mangrove, directed by Steve McQueen on BBC i-player All of Us on Amazon Prime Edited and Produced by Alex Graham


22 Nov 2020

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23 Oct 2020

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106. Charles Spencer; Historic Monarchs, Worldwide News Reporting and the Ghosts of Althorp

The Big Travel Podcast

Earl Spencer, best-selling author and historian, has a superb talent for bringing history to life. His new book, The White Ship, explores England’s worst ever maritime and royal disaster, a tragedy that changed the course of European history. From childhood trips to unknown Ibiza, friskings at the Russian border to covering everything from Cannes to Cairo as a news reporter, the late Princess Diana’s younger brother has fascinating travel tales. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


24 Sep 2020

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Charles Spencer

Saturday Live

Richard Coles and Shaun Keaveny are joined by Charles Spencer. Charles has a few hats – as Earl Spencer he is the custodian of Althorp house in Northamptonshire; he is the brother of Diana, Princess of Wales; he is the Queen’s godson; but also he is a respected author of history books – his latest tells the events of almost 900 years ago involving a dramatic shipwreck which changed the course of history – the story is, as he describes it, a mash up of Titanic and Game of Thrones with a bit of Sliding Doors thrown in.We also have Sophie Carrigill who is co-captain of Britain’s women’s wheelchair basketball team. A decade ago at the age of 16, Sophie Carrigill was caught in a life-threatening car accident which paralysed her from the waist down, now she has just re-started group training for the 2021 Paralympics. Louis Bird’s dad was record breaking pacific rower Peter Bird, who was attempting another crossing when he disappeared in the middle of the pacific ocean when Louis was 4 years old. Now 28, Louis has looked into his Dad's story, completed a mammoth row himself and made a documentary about coming to terms with his father's death. As a Museum curator Rachel Morris advised museums on how to design exhibitions and make the most of their artefacts. But it was only when she decided to look at the hoard of family letters and random possessions that had been stashed under her own bed that she put together a museum of her own family life story and confronted some painful memories.We have your thank you, and the inheritance tracks of soul superstar Ruby Turner who chooses chooses Aretha Franklin, Don't play that song for me and Gladys Knight, A licence to kill.Producer: Corinna Jones

1hr 25mins

12 Sep 2020