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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

Events

Europe

  • 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.

Asia

  • John II Comnenus succeeds Alexius I as Byzantine emperor.
  • The Byzantine general Philocales captures Sardis from the Seljuk Sultanate of Rûm.
  • Baldwin I of Jerusalem invades Egypt.
  • Baldwin of Le Bourg succeeds his cousin Baldwin I as king of Jerusalem.
  • Roman of Le Puy becomes lord of Oultrejordain.
  • Joscelin I succeeds Baldwin of Le Bourg as Count of Edessa.
  • Garmond of Picquigny becomes Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.
  • Suleyman I ibn al-Ghazi becomes emir of Aleppo.
  • David IV of Georgia captures Lorri from the Seljuk Turks.
  • David IV of Georgia settles a number of Kipchaks in Georgia.
  • Ahmed Sanjar and Mahmud II proclaim themselves rival Seljuk sultans upon the death of Mehmed I of Great Seljuk.
  • Al-Mustarshid becomes Abbasid caliph.
  • Bahram Shah becomes Ghaznavid emperor.
  • 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.

Births

Deaths

  • January 21Pope Paschal II
  • April 2 – King Baldwin I of Jerusalem
  • April 16 – Adelaide del Vasto, regent of Sicily, mother of Roger II of Sicily, queen of Baldwin I of Jerusalem
  • May 1 – Edith of Scotland, queen of Henry I of England
  • June 5 – Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester
  • July 7 – Florence of Worcester, long thought to be the writer of the chronicle of John of Worcester
  • August 15Alexius I Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1048)
  • Gissur Ísleifsson, Bishop of Skálholt
  • Muircheartach Ua Briain, High King of Ireland
  • Domnall mac Muirchertaig ua Briain, King of Dublin
  • Rogan mac Domnaill meic Conchobair, King of Ui Failghe
  • William, Count of Évreux
  • William III, Count of Angoulême
  • Lithuise of Blois
  • Milo II, lord of Montlhéry
  • Hugh I, Count of Rethel
  • Gerberge I, Countess of Provence
  • Philip Halsten, King of Sweden
  • Maur, Bishop of Krakow
  • Basil the Physician, Bogomil leader
  • Arnulf of Chocques, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
  • Mehmed I of Great Seljuk, Seljuk sultan
  • Al-Mustazhir, Abbasid caliph
  • Arslan Shah, Ghaznavid emperor

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