1167 in history

1167 events chronologically

May 29 Battle of Monte Porzio – A Roman army supporting Pope Alexander III is defeated by Christian of Buch and Rainald of Dassel
Dec 15 Sicilian Chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion

Died in 1167

Jan 12 Aelred of Rievaulx an English writer, abbot of Rievaulx , and saint.
Apr 12 Charles VII of Sweden ruler of Gothenland, and then King of Sweden from circa 1161 to 1167, when he was assassinated.
Aug 14 Rainald of Dassel archbishop of Cologne from 1159 to 1167 and archchancellor of Italy. He was preceded as archbishop by Friedrich II of Berg and succeeded by Philip I von Heinsberg
Aug 19 Werner II Count of Habsburg Count of Habsburg and a progenitor of the royal House of Habsburg. He was the great-great-grandfather of King Rudolph I of Germany
Sep 10 Empress Matilda the claimant to the English throne during the civil war known as the Anarchy. The daughter of King Henry I of England, she moved to Germany as a child when she married the future Holy Roman Emperor Henry She travelled with her husband into Italy in 1116, was controversially crowned in Peter's Basilica, and acted as the imperial regent in Italy. Matilda and Henry had no children, and when he died in 1125, the crown was claimed by Lothair II, one of his political enemies
Sep 12 Welf VII the only son of Welf VI, Duke of Spoleto and Margrave of Tuscany, and Uta, daughter of Godfrey of Calw, count palatine of the Rhine. He was a member of the House of Welf