Battle of Val-ès-Dunes
, William the Bastard secures the Duchy of Normandy
against rebellious Norman barons.
|1047 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||495/496 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1590/91 (southern Buddhism); 1589/90 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||62nd (63rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||409/410 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||425/426 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||438/439 (June 27-28)|
|Jewish calendar||4807/08 (September 23/24)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1357/58 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1358/59 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1103/04 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
After defeating Peter Orseolo last year, Andreas I of the Arpaden family becomes King of Hungary with the support of the pagan aristocrats . After being crowned king in Stuhlweissenburg and having consolidated his rule through military successes, however, he pushed ahead with the Christianization of his country.
In the Battle of Val-ès-Dunes , William the Bastard, with the support of King Henry I of France, secured the Duchy of Normandy against rebellious Norman barons under the leadership of Guy of Burgundy .
First documentary mentions
- Eberhard von Schwaben , Provost of Worms, becomes Archbishop of Trier . He is the successor to Poppo von Babenberg , who died on June 16 .
- Pope Clement II canonize the hermit Wiborada , who was killed in an invasion of Hungary in 926 . She is the first woman to be canonized .
- October 9th : Pope Clement II dies on a trip across the Alps. Rumors circulate that he was murdered by his enemies, a suspicion that has not been confirmed or refuted to this day. Benedict IX Who on May 1, 1045 to the Office waived , rises with the support of the Marquis Boniface of Tuscany again claim to the papacy and for the third time Pope enthroned.
- Hartwig , Chancellor of the Holy Roman Empire, becomes Bishop of Bamberg as the successor to Clement II, who did not give up this office even during his pontificate.
Date of death secured
- April 30th : Dietrich II of Luxembourg , Bishop of Metz
- June 16 : Poppo von Babenberg , Archbishop of Trier (* 986 )
- October 9 : Clement II , Pope (* 1005 )
- October 14 : Henry VII , Duke of Bavaria (* around 1005 )
- October 25 : Magnus I , Norwegian and Danish king (* around 1024 )
- November 7th : William I of Strasbourg , Bishop of Strasbourg
Exact date of death unknown
- probably November: Gregory VI. , Pope 1045-1046