April 1109 in history

Died in April 1109

Apr 21 Anselm of Canterbury a Benedictine monk, philosopher, and prelate of the Church, who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. Called the founder of scholasticism, he has been a major influence in Western theology and is famous as the originator of the ontological argument for the existence of God and the satisfaction theory of atonement
Apr 28 Hugh of Cluny sometimes referred to as "Hugh the Great" or "Hugh of Semur". He was one of the most influential leaders of one of the most influential monastic orders of the Middle Ages