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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1080s  1090s  1100s  – 1110s –  1120s  1130s  1140s
Years: 1112 1113 111411151116 1117 1118

Year 1115 (MCXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


  • Clairvaux Abbey is founded by St. Bernard.
  • Anselm of Laon becomes archdeacon of Laon.
  • Hugh of St. Victor joins the Victorines in Paris.
  • Pierre Abélard becomes canon of Notre Dame de Paris.
  • Stephen of England becomes count of Mortain.
  • Battle of Welfesholz: Lothair I of Supplinburg defeats Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor. .
  • The Jurchen start the Jin Dynasty of China.
  • The Crusader castle of Montreal is built by Baldwin I of Jerusalem.
  • Roger of Salerno's Crusaders stop the Seljuk Turks at the Battle of Sarmin in Syria.
  • The Mixtec lord Eight Deer Jaguar Claw is defeated in battle and sacrificed by a group of city-states led by his brother-in-law


  • Gilbert Fitz Richard de Clare (d. 1153)


  • July 24 – Matilda, Countess of Tuscany (b. 1046)
  • November 8 – Godfrey of Amiens, bishop of Amiens and Catholic saint.
  • Adela of Flanders, queen of Denmark, regent of Apulia
  • Thierry II, Duke of Lorraine
  • King Olaf Magnusson of Norway (b. 1099)
  • Eight Deer Jaguar Claw, Mixtec ruler
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