1137 in history

1137 events chronologically

Jul 25 Eleanor of Aquitaine married Prince Louis, eldest son of King Louis VII of France, at the Cathedral of Saint-André in Bordeaux
Oct 30 Battle of Rignano between Ranulf of Apulia and Roger II of Sicily

Born in 1137

Jan 27 John of Crema an Italian papal legate and Cardinal. He was a close supporter of Pope Callistus II
Jun 23 Adalbert of Mainz I von Saarbrücken , Archbishop of Mainz from 1111 until his death, played a key role in opposing Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, and in securing the election of Lothar III, Holy Roman Emperor.
Oct 30 Sergius VII of Naples the thirty-ninth and last duke of Naples. He succeeded his father John VI on the Neapolitan throne in 1120 or 1123 at a time when Roger II of Sicily was rising rapidly in power. When Roger succeeded as duke of Apulia in 1127 and was crowned king in 1130, the fate of Naples hinged on Sergius' relations with the Sicilian court

Died in 1137

Mar 6 Olegarius the Bishop of Barcelona from 1116 and Archbishop of Tarragona from 1118 until his death. He was an intimate of Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona, and often accompanied the count on military ventures
Mar 8 Adela of Normandy also known as Adela of Blois and Adela of England , and Saint Adela in Roman Catholicism, was, by marriage, Countess of Blois, Chartres, and Meaux. She was a daughter of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders. She was also the mother of Stephen, King of England and Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester
Apr 9 William X Duke of Aquitaine Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, and Count of Poitou from 1126 to 1137. He was the son of William IX by his second wife, Philippa of Toulouse
Jul 18 Eric II of Denmark king of Denmark between 1134 and 1137. Eric was an illegitimate son of Eric I of Denmark, who ruled Denmark from 1095 to 1103. Eric the Memorable rebelled against his uncle Niels of Denmark, and was declared king in 1134. He punished his adversaries severely, and rewarded his supporters handsomely. He was killed by a subject in 1137, and was promptly succeeded by his nephew Eric III of Denmark
Aug 1 Louis VI of France King of the Franks from 1108 until his death. Chronicles called him "roi de Saint-Denis"
Dec 4 Lothair II Holy Roman Emperor Duke of Saxony as well as King of Germany from 1125 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1133 until his death. The son of the Saxon count Gebhard of Supplinburg, his reign was troubled by the constant intriguing of the Hohenstaufen duke Frederick II of Swabia and Duke Conrad of Franconia. He died whilst returning from a successful campaign against the Norman Kingdom of Sicily