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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 1060s  1070s  1080s  – 1090s –  1100s  1110s  1120s
Years: 1088 1089 109010911092 1093 1094

Year 1091 (MXCI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By area

Europe

  • King William II of England invades Normandy.
  • Ladislaus I of Hungary occupies Slavonia.
  • King Stjepan II of Croatia, the last member of the Trpimirović dynasty, died without leaving anyone to inherit his thrown and title.
British Isles
Mediterranean
  • April 29 – Battle of Levounion: The Pechenegs surround and attack Constantinople, but are defeated so completely by Emperor Alexius I that they are completely eliminated.
  • February; With the taking of Noto, the Normans complete the 30 year long takeover of Sicily from the Islamic rulers.
  • The Islamic Abbadid dynasty ruling in Spain falls when the Almoravids storm Seville. Faced with this new threat, the king of Badajoz, al-Mutawakkil ibn al-Aftas, got the support of Castile in exchange for the Muslim positions on the Tagus river — Sintra, Santarém and Lisbon.
  • Roger Guiscard takes Malta.

By topic

Religion

  • Athanasius VI bar Khamoro becomes Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch.


Deaths

  • June 17 – Dirk V, Count of Holland
  • July 5 – Abbot William of Hirsau
  • August 25 – Sisnando Davides, military leader
  • December 19 – Adelaide of Susa, margravine of Turin
  • date unknown

Robert D'Oyly, first Lord of Oxford Castle


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