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Year 1135 (MCXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • The troops of Roger II of Sicily take Djerba.
  • The Hammadid emirate launches an assault against Mahdia in Ifriqiya.
  • Asia

  • Song dynasty Chinese general Yue Fei defeats the rebel forces of Yang Yao by entangling his swift paddle-wheel ships with rotten logs and other debris precariously placed in the river. Yue Fei's forces easily board their ships and win a victory.
  • The domination of Baghdad by the Seljuk Turks ends.
  • Europe

  • May 26 – Alfonso VII of León and Castile is crowned in the Cathedral of Leon as Imperator totius Hispaniae, "Emperor of All the Spains".
  • 10 August - Battle at Konungahella
  • December 1 – Stephen succeeds his uncle Henry I as king of England. Matilda, daughter of Henry I and widow of Holy Roman Emperor Henry V, opposes Stephen and claims the throne as her own.
  • The first records of the Manor of Cramlington come into existence.
  • A fire in London seriously damages St Paul's Cathedral and London Bridge on Pentecost (Sunday, May 26).
  • The Pisans, in the service of the Holy See, sack the city of Amalfi.
  • The Republic of Florence keeps expending its control over its surrounding countryside and conquers the neighboring city of Montebuoni.
  • A Moorish fleet raids the Catalan port-town of Elna.
  • Religion

  • January – Byland Abbey is founded.
  • The Cistercian Abbey of St. Mary and St. Chad is founded by Roger de Clinton, bishop of Coventry (1129–48).
  • Births

  • Petronila of Aragon, daughter of Ramiro II of Aragon (d. 1174)
  • William of Newburgh, English historian and monk (d. 1198)
  • Peter of Blois, French poet and diplomat (d. 1203)
  • Joachim of Fiore, Italian mystic and theologian (d. 1201)
  • Maimonides, Spanish philosopher, rabbi, and physician (d. 1204)
  • Sharafeddin Tusi, Persian mathematician (d. 1213)
  • Deaths

  • June 4 – Emperor Huizong of China (b. 1082)
  • August 29 – Al-Mustarshid, Caliph of Baghdad
  • December 1 – King Henry I of England
  • Milarepa, Tibetan yogi and poet (b. 1052)
  • Yuanwu Keqin, Chinese Zen Buddhist monk (b. 1063)
  • References

    1135 Wikipedia