|Covid-19|Bernard becomes Bishop of Brandenburg.
In Ireland, the Diocese of Waterford is erected.
The first documented teaching at the University of Oxford occurs.
In England, Norwich School is founded as an episcopal Grammar School.
The People's Crusade, the German Crusade, and the First Crusade begin. On October 21, Kilij Arslan I of the Sultanate of Rum ends the People's Crusade at the Battle of Civetot near İznik.
Peter I, King of Aragon, conquers Huesca.
Phayao, now a province of Thailand, is founded as a kingdom.
Late April – A large band of Crusaders approaches Speyer and massacred the Jewish population.
The University of Salerno is founded.
Hugh of St. Victor, scholar
King Stephen of England (d. 1154)
January 2 – William de St-Calais, Bishop of Durham and chief counsellor of William II of England
October 21 – Walter the Penniless, a leader of the First Crusade
Eudocia Macrembolitissa, empress of Byzantine Emperor Constantine X (b. 1021)
Geoffrey III, Count of Anjou (b. 1040)
Year 1096 (MXCVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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