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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1080s  1090s  1100s  – 1110s –  1120s  1130s  1140s
Years: 1111 1112 111311141115 1116 1117

Year 1114 (MCXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Asia

  • The Song Dynasty emperor Huizong sends a gift of Chinese musical instruments for use in royal banquets to the Goryeo court of Korea, by request from the Goryeo king Yejong.

Europe

  • January 7 – Matilda, daughter of Henry I of England, marries Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor.
  • Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and his Pisan allies, takes over Ibiza and Mallorca.
  • The Almoravid governor of Zaragoza, Muhàmmad ibn al-Hajj, launches an offensive against the County of Barcelona but is defeated at the Battle of Martorell by Ramon Berenguer III.
  • As part of the Norman expansion southward, the count Routrou II of Perche enters the service of the king of Castille, Alfonso the Battler.
  • The Polovtsy attack the Byzantine Empire.


Births

  • Otto of Freising, German bishop and historian (approximate date; d. 1158)
  • Gerard of Cremona, Italian translator of scientific works (approximate date; d. 1187)
  • Henry of Scotland, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon (d. 1152)
  • Bhaskara II, Indian mathematician

Deaths


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