Centuries: 10th century - 11th century - 12th century
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1066 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1066

Ab urbe condita 1819
Armenian calendar 515
Bahá'í calendar -778 – -777
Buddhist calendar 1610
Coptic calendar 782 – 783
Ethiopian calendar 1058 – 1059
Hebrew calendar 4826 4827
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1121 – 1122
 - Shaka Samvat 988 – 989
 - Kali Yuga 4167 – 4168
Holocene calendar 11066
Iranian calendar 444 – 445
Islamic calendar 458 – 459
Japanese calendar
 - Imperial Year Kōki 1726
Julian calendar 1111
Korean calendar 3399
Thai solar calendar 1609

1066 is a common year in the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. It is the 66th year of the 11th century and the 2nd millennium. The year is considered by many historians to be a turning point in history due to various events (see below) particularly the Battle of Hastings and ensuing Norman conquest of England, with years prior to 1066 being the late Dark Ages and years after 1066 being the Middle Ages.[1]



People of the year 1066 at Familypedia

14 people were born in 1066

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Henry of Portugal (1066-1112)Henry de Bourgogne (1035-c1074)Sybil of Barcelona (?-?)
Beatrice de Chiny (c1066-)Arnoul I de Chiny (?-1106)Adélaïde de Montdidier (c1035-c1068)
Adam de Hatton (c1066-)Robert de Hatton (c1045-)Eleanor de Crispin (c1045-)
Ralph de Langetot (-1099)
Judith of Bohemia (c1066-1108)Vratislaus II of Bohemia (?-1092)Swietoslawa of Poland (c1048-1126)
Vasilko Rostislavich of Terebovl (1067-1125)Rostislav Vladimirovich of Tmutarakan (c1038-1067)Anna Lanke of Hungary (1047-1095)
Engelbert II. von Spanheim (c1066-1141)Engelbert I. von Spanheim (?-1096)Hadwig von Sachsen (c1033-c1112)
Bernard Aton IV Trencavel (1066-1129)Raymond-Bernard II Trencavel of Albi (1036-1074)Ermengarde de Carcassonne (c1036-c1100)
Sancha of Urgell (c1066-c1113)Ermengol III of Urgell (1032-1066)Sancha of Aragon (c1039-c1086)
Gilbert Fitz Richard (c1066-c1117)Richard de Clare (-c1090)Rohese Giffard (-1113)
Constance of Normandy (c1066-1090)William I of England (1027-1087)Matilda of Flanders (c1031-1083)
Raimbaud II of Orange (c1066-c1121)Bertrand-Rambaud of Orange (c1045-aft1073)Gilberge de Provence (c1045-c1067)
Kunigunde von Pongau (c1066-c1113)Friedrich I. von Pongau (c1031-1071)Mathilde von Vohburg (?-aft1092)
Otto V. von Wassserburg (c1066-1112)Arnold III. von Dießen (c1050-c1096)Gisela von Schweinfurt (?-?)

1 children were born to the 5 women born in 1066

21 people died in 1066

 FatherMotherAge at death
Louis II de Chiny (?-?)Louis I de Chiny (?-1025)Adelaide66
Nigel de Fossard (c1020-)
Tostig Godwineson (1026-1066)Godwin of Wessex (1001-1053)Gytha Thorkelsdóttir (c997-c1069)40
Harold II of Wessex (c1022-1066)Godwin of Wessex (1001-1053)Gytha Thorkelsdóttir (c997-c1069)44
Foulques de Nevers (c1012-1066)Bodon de Nevers (-1023)Adèle de Vendôme-Anjou (c990-1032)54
Walter de Raleigh (-1066)
Conan II de Bretagne (1030-1066)Alain III de Bretagne (997-1040)Bertha de Blois (?-bef1085)33
Robert d'Estouteville (-c1066)
Ermengol III of Urgell (1032-1066)Ermengol II of Urgell (?-1038)Constance de Besalu (c1010-aft1059)34
Gilbert d'Oyly (c1014-aft1066)52
Garsinde de Besalu (c1000-aft1066)Bernard I Taillefer de Besalu (c965-c1020)Toda of Arles (981-?)66
Étiennette de Foix (?-1066)Bernard Roger de Foix (981-c1037)Gersende de Bigorre (c990-c1033)
Robert de Pont-Audemer (c1021-aft1066)Onfroi de Pont-Audemer (995-1044)Albérie de la Haye et Brotonne (984-1045)45
Bernard II de Saint-Valery (c1005-1066)Gautier de Saint-Valery (c977-?)Pappa of Normandy (c990-?)61
Gautier de Bar-sur-Aube (c1046-c1066)Raoul IV de Vexin (?-1074)Adèle de Bar-sur-Aube (?-?)20
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910 people lived in 1066

Gospatric I, Earl of Northumberland and Dunbar (c1044-1074)Maldred of Scotland, Lord of Allerdale (c1013-?)Ealdgyth of Northumberland (c1018-?)
Ketil Tostisson (c1054-c1101)Tostig Godwineson (1026-1066)Judith of Flanders (1033-1094)
Martin Vermúdez (c1036-c1083)Vermudo ArmentárizPelaya Ordóñez (c1016-aft1069)
Roger (1057-1120)Anschitil (bef1040-bef1086)
Skule Tostisson (c1052-c1097)Tostig Godwineson (1026-1066)Judith of Flanders (1033-1094)
Dirk II de Lorraine (c1050-1115)Gerard IV de Lorraine (c1000-1070)Hedwige de Namur (c1011-c1070)
Urso de Arbitot (-1118)Aumaury de Arbitot (-1056)
Adelaide di Susa (c1017-1091)Olderico Manfredi II di Torino (992-1034)Berte d'Este (-1029)
Mahaut of Argouges (1037-c1084)Charles of Argouges (1000-c1047)Sprotte de Grantemesnil (1015-?)
Vautier of Argouges (1035-c1082)Charles of Argouges (1000-c1047)Sprotte de Grantemesnil (1015-?)
Adalbert II von Ballenstedt (c1030-c1080)Esiko von Ballenstedt (?-c1059)Mathilde von Werl (?-?)
Ordoño Ordóñez (c1012-c1077)Ordoño Ramírez de León (c981-aft1024)Cristina Bermúdez de León (?-bef1051)
Pelaya Ordóñez (c1016-aft1069)Ordoño Ramírez de León (c981-aft1024)Cristina Bermúdez de León (?-bef1051)
Sancha de León (c1020-1067)Alfonso V de León (994-1028)Elvira Mendes (c996-1022)
Humberge of Ayen (1015-1068)Guy of Ayen (980-?)Bernarde de Bré (995-c1042)
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Events of the year 1066 at FamilypediaEdit

8 people were married in 1066.

 Joined with
Matilda of Montgomery (c1050-c1085)Robert de Mortain (c1031-1090)
Heinrich IV of the Holy Roman Empire (1050-1106)Bertha de Savoie (1051-1087) + Eupraxia of Kiev (1071-1109)
Raymond-Bernard II Trencavel of Albi (1036-1074)Ermengarde de Carcassonne (c1036-c1100)
Aélis de Beaumont-sur-Oise (c1056-1091)Hugues I de Grandmesnil (1030-1093)
Ermengarde de Carcassonne (c1036-c1100)Raymond-Bernard II Trencavel of Albi (1036-1074)
Robert de Mortain (c1031-1090)Matilda of Montgomery (c1050-c1085) + Almodis (bef1085-)
Bertha de Savoie (1051-1087)Heinrich IV of the Holy Roman Empire (1050-1106)
Mayor of Navarre (c1049-1115)Guy II de Macon (c1040-1109)

There were 1 military battles in 1066.

 Event date
Battle of Hastings14 October 1066 JL
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  1. ^ {{cite web | title = The What-ifs of 1066 | work = Dan Carlin's Hardcore History | url = | date = 2007-03-13
Bayeux Tapestry WillelmDux

Scene from the Battle of Hastings as represented in the Bayeux Tapestry.


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