August 1113 in history

Born in August 1113

Aug 24 Geoffrey Plantagenet Count of Anjou the Count of Anjou, Touraine, and Maine by inheritance from 1129 and then Duke of Normandy by conquest from 1144. By his marriage to the Empress Matilda, daughter and heiress of Henry I of England, Geoffrey had a son, Henry Curtmantle, who succeeded to the English throne and founded the Plantagenet dynasty to which Geoffrey gave his nickname

Died in August 1113

Aug 4 Gertrude of Saxony a countess consort of Holland, and a countess consort of Flanders by marriage. She was regent of Holland during the minority of her son