August 1153 in history

August 1153 events chronologically

Aug 19 Baldwin III of Jerusalem takes control of the Kingdom of Jerusalem from his mother Melisende, and also captures Ascalon

Born in August 1153

Aug 16 Bernard de Tremelay the fourth Grand Master of the Knights Templar.

Died in August 1153

Aug 17 Eustace IV Count of Boulogne the eldest son of King Stephen of England and Countess Matilda I of Boulogne. When his father seized the English throne on Henry I's death in 1135, he became heir apparent to the English throne
Aug 20 Bernard of Clairvaux a French abbot and the primary builder of the reforming Cistercian order.