1120 in history

1120 events chronologically

Jan 16 The Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem
May 27 Richard III of Capua is anointed as Prince two weeks before his untimely death
Jul 4 Jordan II of Capua is anointed as prince after his infant nephew's death
Nov 25 The White Ship sinks in the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England

Died in 1120

Sep 3 Gerard Thom accredited as the founder of the Knights Hospitaller which is currently divided into the Military and Hospitaller Order of Lazarus of Jerusalem, the Order of the Knights of John of Jerusalem and the Order of Malta, as well as numerous other groups who trace their descent and/or inspiration to the original Hospitaller's order.
Sep 24 Welf II Duke of Bavaria duke of Bavaria from 1101 until his death. In the Welf genealogy, he is counted as Welf V
Nov 25 William Adelin the son of Henry I of England by his wife Matilda of Scotland, and was thus heir-apparent to the throne. His early death without issue caused a succession crisis, known in history as The Anarchy
Nov 25 Richard d'Avranches 2nd Earl of Chester the son of Hugh, 1st Earl of Chester and Ermentrude of Clermont.