1070 in history

1070 events chronologically

Aug 15 The Pavian-born Benedictine Lanfranc is appointed as the new Archbishop of Canterbury in England

Died in 1070

Apr 14 Gérard Duke of Lorraine the count of Metz and Chatenois from 1047 to 1048, when his brother Duke Adalbert resigned them to him upon his becoming the Duke of Upper Lorraine. On Adalbert's death the next year, Gérard became duke, a position that he held until his death. In contemporary documents, he is called Gérard of Alsace , Gérard of Chatenoy , or Gérard of Flanders
Jul 17 Baldwin VI Count of Flanders a Belgian nobleman. He was the ruling count of Hainaut from 1051 to 1070 and Count of Flanders from 1067 to 1070