The Gloucester: Shipwrecked warship that sank carrying future king discovered – BBC News

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A 17th century shipwreck has been uncovered off the Norfolk coast in the east of England.

It’s being described as the most important maritime discovery since the raising of King Henry VIII’s warship, the Mary Rose.

The warship, HMS Gloucester sank 340 years ago while carrying the future King of England, James Stuart, but the wreck’s whereabouts were unknown until a team of divers unearthed it after a four-year search.

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