1148 in history

1148 events chronologically

Jul 24 Louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade
Jul 29 The Siege of Damascus ends in a decisive crusader defeat and leads to the disintegration of the Second Crusade

Died in 1148

Jan 6 Gilbert de Clare 1st Earl of Pembroke created Earl of Pembroke in 1138. He was nicknamed Strongbow for his skilled use of the long bow
May 12 Roger III Duke of Apulia the Norman duke of Apulia from 1135. He was the eldest son of King Roger II of Sicily and Elvira of Castile
Aug 21 William II Count of Nevers a crusader in the Crusade of 1101.
Sep 17 Conan III Duke of Brittany duke of Brittany, from 1112 to his death. He was the son of Duke Alan IV and Ermengarde of Anjou
Nov 2 Saint Malachy an Irish saint and Archbishop of Armagh, to whom were attributed several miracles and an alleged vision of 112 Popes later attributed to the apocalyptic list of Prophecy of the Popes. He was the first native born Irish saint to be canonised