Archiver > GEN-MEDIEVAL > 1997-06 > 0867713509

From: Terry Oehler <>
Subject: Re: Died at sea in 1120 ?
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 16:31:49 -0700

There is a story that the captain of the White Ship was the son of
the captain of the ship (the Mora?) that carried William to England
in 1066. I *think* I read that in Palgrave, but I didn't copy down
the source because I simply didn't believe it. It seems too unlikely
a coincidence. (But on the other hand, I suppose one could imagine
"Hey, Bill, could you give my son a job? We're in the same line of

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