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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1080s  1090s  1100s  – 1110s –  1120s  1130s  1140s
Years: 1108 1109 111011111112 1113 1114

Year 1111 (MCXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By area

Asia

Europe

  • May 24 – The commune of Laus is destroyed by Milanese troops.
  • Baldwin VII becomes Count of Flanders.
  • Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Paschal II.
  • Santarém and Sintra are captured by the Almoravid troops of the general Sir ibn Abi Bakr. The efforts of the Berbers to reconquer lost ground lead to the sack of Coimbra. The same year, the city had experienced the sole urban rebellion against their lord to take place in Portugal.
  • Alfonso VII becomes King of Galicia.

By topic

Religion

  • The Synod of Rathbreasail marks the transition of the Irish church from a monastic to a diocesan structure.


Births

  • Agnes of Babenberg, daughter of Leopold III (d. 1157)
  • Andrei Bogolyubsky, prince of Vladimir-Suzdal (after 1157) (d. 1174)
  • Josceline de Bohon, English religious leader (d. 1184)

Deaths

  • February 22 – Roger Borsa, King of Sicily (b. 1078)
  • March 3 – Prince Bohemund I of Antioch (b. 1058)
  • October 5 – Robert II, Count of Flanders (b. 1065)
  • Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali, Persian theologian (b. 1058)
  • Cadwgan ap Bleddyn, prince of Powys
  • Iorwerth ap Bleddyn, prince of Powys in eastern Wales
  • Richard II of Gaeta, consul and duke of Gaeta
  • Otto II, Count of Habsburg
  • Antipope Sylvester IV
  • Ōe no Masafusa, scholar and tutor (b. 1041)
  • Robert of Molesme, Christian saint and abbot (b. 1027)

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