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Years:
1066 1067 1068 - 1069 - 1070 1071 1072
Decades:
1030s 1040s 1050s - 1060s - 1070s 1080s 1090s
Centuries:
10th century - 11th century - 12th century

Events

  • Harrying of the North- King William of England (William the Conqueror) reacts to rebellions made by his people against him. He rides through the north of England with his army and burns houses, crops, cattle and land from York to Durham. Results in the deaths of over 100,000 people, mainly from starvation and winter cold.
  • William the Conqueror founds the Norman Selby Abbey
  • Abbad III al-Mutamid succeeds his father to the throne of Sevilla.
  • Queen Margaret of Scotland holds a conference at Malcome Tower in Dunfermline and attempts to force the Culdee Christian Church to observe Roman rites of Easter, marriage, Sabbaths and the Eucharist.
  • Wang Anshi implements financial reforms, including raising the salaries of officials to reduce corruption

Deaths

Heads of State

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