Hugh of Poitiers
Hugh of Poitiers (died 1167) was a Benedictine monk of Vézelay Abbey and chronicler.His Historia Vizeliacensis monasterii was written from about 1140 to 1160. Besides being a rather partisan account o...
Aelred of Rievaulx
Aelred (1110 – 12 January 1167), also Ailred, Ælred, Æthelred, etc., was an English writer, abbot of Rievaulx (from 1147 until his death), and saint.
Aelred was born in Hexham, Northumbria, in 111...
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Rainald of Dassel
Rainald of Dassel (c. 1120 – 14 August 1167 near Rome) was archbishop of Cologne from 1159 to 1167 and archchancellor of Italy. He was preceded as archbishop by Friedrich II of Berg and succeede...
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Werner II, Count of Habsburg
Werner II of Habsburg (died 19 August 1167) was Count of Habsburg and a progenitor of the royal House of Habsburg. He was the great-great-grandfather of King Rudolph I of Germany.He was the son of Cou...
Frederick IV, Duke of Swabia
Frederick IV of Hohenstaufen (1145–1167) was duke of Swabia, succeeding his cousin, Frederick Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor, in 1152.He was the son of Conrad III of Germany and his second wife Gertru...
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Henry II, Duke of Limburg
Henry II (c. 1111 – August 1167) was the duke of Limburg from 1139 and count of Arlon from 1147 to his death. He was the son of Waleran, Duke of Lower Lorraine, and Jutta of Guelders, dau...
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Occo of Schleswig
Occo of Schleswig (also Aage, Aagge, Ogge) was the bishop of the Diocese of Schleswig between 1141 and 1145 and again from 1161 to 1167.The chapter of Schleswig Cathedral elected Occo bishop in 1138, ...
Uada Ua Con Ceanainn
Uada Ua Con Ceanainn (died 1167) was King of Uí Díarmata.
Uada was the son of Muirgheas Ua Cú Ceannainn, who appears to be identical with the man of that name who died in 1105.Dubhaltach Mac Fhirb...
Saco Reinalda
Saco Reinalda (chosen from 1150 to 1167) was the seventh potestaat or elected governor of Friesland now a province of the Netherlands.Saco Reinalda of Westernijkerk was twice Potestaat of Friesland, a...
Gillagori Ua Dubhacan
Gillagori Ua Dubhacan (died 1167) was Abbot of Aran, Ireland.
Gillagori appears to be otherwise unknown. His surname may be an early form of Ó Dubhagáin. They were a bardic family from Baile Uí Dh...
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Abraham ibn Ezra
Rabbi Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra (Hebrew: אברהם אבן עזרא or ראב"ע, Arabic ابن عزرا; also known as Abenezra) (1089–1164) was born at Tudela, Navarre (now in Spain) in 1089, and died c. 1167, apparently ...
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Děpold I of Jamnitz
Děpold I (also Děpolt, modern English Theobald) was the second son of Duke Vladislav I of Bohemia and brother of Duke and later King of Bohemia Vladislav II. He inherited Jamnitz (or Jemnice) as duke ...
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Charles VII of Sweden
Charles VII (actually Charles I) or Carl, Swedish: Karl Sverkersson, (c. 1130 – 12 April 1167), was ruler of Gothenland, and then King of Sweden from circa 1161 to 1167, when he was assassinated.He is...
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Robert of Melun
Robert of Melun (c. 1100 – 27 February 1167) was an English scholastic Christian theologian who taught in France, and later became Bishop of Hereford in England. He studied under Peter Abelard in...
Raymond I Trencavel
Raymond I Trencavel (also Raimond) (died 1167) was the Viscount of Agde and Béziers from 1130 and Viscount of Albi, Carcassonne, and Razès from 1150. He was a member of the Trencavel family, ruling th...
Welf VII
Welf VII (c. 1135 – 11 or 12 September 1167) was the only son of Welf VI, Duke of Spoleto and Margrave of Tuscany, and Uta, daughter of Godfrey of Calw, count palatine of the Rhine. He was a member of...
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Rostislav I of Kiev
Rostislav Mstislavich (Russian: Ростислав Мстиславич) (c. 1110–1167), Kniaz' (Prince) of Smolensk (1125–1160), Novgorod (1154) and Velikiy Kniaz (Grand Prince) of Kiev (1154, 1159–1167). He was th...
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Yang Buzhi
Yang Buzhi (1098–1167) was born in Qingjiang, Jiangxi Province, in China.He is regarded as a master of ink paintings of plum blossoms in the Song Dynasty, and developed techniques which influenced lat...
The Anarchy
The Anarchy was a war in England and Normandy between 1135 and 1154, characterised by a breakdown in law and order. The conflict originated with a succession crisis towards the end of the reign of Hen...
Empress Xia (Song Dynasty)
Empress Chenggong (died 1167) was a Chinese Empress consort of the Song Dynasty, married to Emperor Xiaozong of Song.
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Idesbald
Saint Idesbald (Idesbaldus) (ca. 1100-1167) was a Cistercian monk and abbot of the Ten Duinen abbey. He was a courtier and page to the Count of Flanders. It is believed that he was related to or p...
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Magister Salernus
Magister Salernus (died 1167) was a medieval alchemist from the School of Salerno who provided one of the first recipes for the fractional distillation of alcohol. He was one of the supposed founders...
Wolbero of Cologne
Wolbero (died 1167) was a Benedictine abbot of St Pantaleon Abbey, Cologne. He is known for his commentary on the Song of Songs, the first to be addressed to a female audience (nuns of Nonnenwerth).
Empress Matilda
Empress Matilda (c. 7 February 1102 – 10 September 1167), also known as the Empress Maude, was the claimant to the English throne during the civil war known as the Anarchy. The daughter...
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Christian I, Count of Oldenburg
Christian I, known as "the Quarrelsome" (died 1167) was Count of Oldenburg from 1143 to 1167. He was son of Elimar II, Count of Oldenburg and his wife Eilika von Werl-Rietberg, daughter of Count Heinr...
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Álvaro Rodríguez
Álvaro Rodríguez (fl. 1129–1166, died January 1167) was a Galician magnate during the reigns of Alfonso VII and Ferdinand II. Álvaro was the son of Rodrigo Vélaz and Urraca Álvarez, perhaps a daughter...