This page relates to the year 1066 Calendrier Julien.
August 24th: Dedication by Libert, bishop of Cambric, and Théoduin of Bavaria, bishop of Liege, the church of Notre-Dame de Huy, rebuilt, after its destruction in 1053 by the count de Flandre Baudouin V '' the Piles '' (v. 1012 - 1067).
- August 26th: The town of Huy (Belgium) obtains the first charter of communal freedoms granted in Western Europe, granted to thank the inhabitants for their contribution to the rebuilding of the church of Notre-Dame.
- December 16th: Hoël, wire of the count of Cornwall Alain Canhiart, becomes Duc of Brittany by his marriage (fine in 1084).
- the Jewish vizier of Grenade Joseph, wire of Samuel ha-Naguid, is assassinated by jealous Moslems. The Jewish community of Grenade is massacred. The survivors disperse in the other cities.
See also: Conquest Norman of England
- September 20th: Bataille of Spoils Fulford, first battle for the throne of England, Edwin, count of Mercie and Morcar count of Northumbrie is demolished by the Norwegians of Harald Hardrade, its allies Scot and its mercenaries Flemish. The town of York is taken by the winners.
- September 25th: Battle of Stamford Bridge, second battle for the throne of England, the king Harold II demolishes the Norwegians. Tostig (Toste), brother of Harold II and the king of Norway Harald Hardrade is killed in the battle.
- September 27th: The fleet of William the Conqueror embarks for England.
- September 29th: Guillaume Bastard the, duke of Normandy, unloads in England with 500 ships and 8000 men, in bay of Pevensey.
- October 1st: Harold II must be folded up towards the south.
- October 14th: Guillaume overcomes and kills Harold II with the Bataille of Hastings (battles of the gray Apple tree).
- Guillaume occupies Dover and Canterbury, walk on London which it encircles. He ransacks the country, forcing the noble Anglo-Saxons with rendering.
- December 25th beginning of the reign of William the Conqueror, in England (end in 1087). It is crowned king with the Abbaye of Westminster by the Anglo-Saxon archbishop Stigand.
- Revolt of Edgar Atheling, claiming with the throne of England, which will have to take refuge in Scotland.
- Jewish First known in England following William the Conqueror.
- the primitive form of mode vassalic ( thegns Anglo-Saxon) is replaced by a Féodalité with the service of monarchy: any ground belongs to the king by right of conquest and thus any stronghold depends on the king and the barons, who hold their grounds of the king directly, do not make screen between the king and their clean vassal.
- September 25th: Beginning of the reigns of Olav III Haraldsson Kyrre (the Quiet one) (fine in 1093) and of Magnus II (1066-1069), kings of Norway.
- Resurgence of paganism in Sweden (1056 and 1066). As of the threat of a food shortage, the Swedes are tempted to turn again to the gods of fruitfulness/fertility.
- Vladimir II Monomaque, small son of Iaroslav Wise the, wife the Anglo-Saxon princess Gyda, girl of Harold II of England.
Arts & cultures
Of paintings with frescos is carried out with Holy-Sophie de Novgorod.
- the ancestor of the Song of Roland , the Cantilena of Roland who celebrates the reign of Charlemagne is sung in front of the knights Normands before the battle of Hastings.
- the Abbaye of Jumièges is inaugurated by William the Conqueror.
Sciences & technology
Births in 1066
Death in 1066
- September 25th: Harald Hardrade, the Last of the Viking S , king of Norway, with the battle of Stamford.
- October 14th: Harold II of England, king d' Angleterre, killed with the Battle of Hastings.
- December 16th: Conan II of Brittany
- Penny Siun, Chinese writer (born in 1009).
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