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Charles Spencer thrills fans with exciting news: 'Worth the wait'

Earl Spencer left us feeling excited!

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Matthew Moore
Matthew MooreOnline News Editor
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Charles Spencer is a very successful author, having written dozens of books, and on Tuesday he shared an exciting update about one of them.

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Taking to his social media, Earl Spencer revealed that his book To Catch a King would be adapted into either a film or TV show, with Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope at the helm. The book charted the six weeks that King Charles II spent on the run before successfully fleeing to mainland Europe following a failed attempt to lead an army to reclaim his father's throne in 1651.

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Sharing the news, the father-of-seven shared an online article about the project and wrote: "It's taken a long to get this project under way, but worth the wait…"

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Charles' book is based off historical archives and the writings of Samuel Pepys, to whom the former King documented his story.

Last year, the 57-year-old shared some amazing news about one of his other books, The White Ship, as it made the Sunday Times best-sellers list.

Sharing a screenshot of the chart, which showed the book sitting pretty at number seven, Princess Diana's brother wrote: "Fourth week in the Sunday Times Bestseller chart for THE WHITE SHIP - my nonfiction romp through the 90 years following the Norman invasion of 1066."

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The Earl had some amazing news to share

He went on: "It's the true story of William the Conqueror's royal sons fighting one another for control of England and Normandy, with their sons, grandsons and courageous granddaughter ('the Empress') taking this real life game of thrones into the next generation and beyond.

"This medieval struggle for power is most deeply [affected] by THE WHITE SHIP, the Medieval TITANIC, which sank 900 years ago, altering the course of History forever. The book is published in the USA on 19 October. #thewhiteship."

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Charles' followers were quick to congratulate him on his achievement, with one writing: "Fabulous news."

Other comments included: "Richly deserved no doubt," and: "I've just bought this, so looking forward to reading it," while others simply posted clapping and heart-eyes emojis.

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