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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1080s  1090s  1100s  – 1110s –  1120s  1130s  1140s
Years: 1115 1116 111711181119 1120 1121



  • Þorlákur Runólfsson becomes Bishop of Skálholt.
  • Enna mac Donnchada mac Murchada becomes King of Dublin.
  • Cu Faifne mac Congalaig becomes King of Ui Failghe.
  • Maelsechlainn Ua Faelain becomes King of the Déisi Muman.
  • The cantrefs of Rhos and Rhufoniog are annexed by Gruffydd ap Cynan, King of Gwynedd.
  • The Archbishop of York is no longer required to be crowned by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  • Reconstruction begins on Peterborough Cathedral, destroyed by fire in 1116.
  • Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona captures Tarragona from the Moors.
  • A rebellion against Henry I of England breaks out in Normandy.
  • Alberich of Rheims becomes Master at the school of Rheims.
  • Charles I, Count of Flanders marries Margaret of Clermont.
  • Amaury IV of Montfort divorces his wife Richilde, daughter of Baldwin II, Count of Hainaut.
  • Wulgrin III becomes Count of Angoulême.
  • Gervais becomes Count of Rethel.
  • The castle of Montlhéry is dismantled by Louis VI of France.
  • The cathedral of Ferentino is completed.
  • Restoration of Santa Maria in Cosmedin begins.
  • Magdeburg is almost destroyed by fire.
  • Reichenbach Abbey is founded.
  • Zwickau, Eisenstadt, Kirchgandern, and Wolfenbüttel are first mentioned.
  • Otto of Bamberg is suspended by the Pope, and Norbert of Xanten defends himself against charges of heresy at the Synod of Fritzlar.
  • Đorđe, Vojislavljevic´ ruler of Serbia, is overthrown by Uroš I of Raška.
  • George of Duklja is overthrown by his cousin Grubeša.
  • Radostl becomes Bishop of Krakow.
  • Zbraslav, now part of Prague, is founded.
  • Sylvestr becomes bishop of Pereyaslavl Yuzhniy.
  • The Knights Templar are founded, with Hughes de Payens serving as the first Grand Master.


  • The Hoysala Empire defeats the Chalukya at the Battle of Kennagal.
  • The Zenghe era of Emperor Huizong of Song China ends, and the Chonghe era begins.
  • The Yongning era of Emperor Chongzong of Western Xia ends.
  • Start of the Genei era in Japan.



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