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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1140s  1150s  1160s  – 1170s –  1180s  1190s  1200s
Years: 1171 1172 117311741175 1176 1177

Events

  • Vietnam is given the name of Annam by China.
  • Revolt of 1173-1174 against Henry II of England ends when the rebels are beaten.
  • William I of Scotland is captured by Ranulf de Glanvill at the Battle of Alnwick (1174).
  • Richard of Dover becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
  • William de Braose, Third Lord of Bramber becomes sheriff of Hereford.
  • Baldwin IV becomes King of Jerusalem.
  • Fire destroys most of Padua, Italy.
  • City of Pombal, is started by Gualdim Pais in Portugal.
  • Saladin takes Damascus.

Births

  • Saint Hedwig of Andechs (d. 1243)
  • King Peter II of Aragon (d. 1213)
  • Emeric of Hungary (d. 1204)

Deaths

  • May 15 — Nur ad-Din, ruler of Syria (b. 1118)
  • June 28 — Andrei Bogolyubsky, Prince of Vladimir (b. c. 1111)
  • July 11 — King Amalric I of Jerusalem (b. 1136)
  • September 22 — Uchtred, Lord of Galloway (b. c. 1120)
  • October 17 — Queen Petronila of Aragon (b. 1135)
  • Everard des Barres, third Grand Master of the Knights Templar
  • Miles of Plancy, French crusader

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