Centuries: 11th century - 12th century - 13th century
- Vietnam is given the official name of Annam by China.
- Henry II of England acknowledges Rosamund Clifford as his mistress.
- Richard I of England ends his rebellion against his father Henry II of England.
- William I of Scotland is captured by Henry II of England, and Henry occupies Scotland.
- Richard of Dover becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
- William de Braose, Third Lord of Bramber becomes sheriff of Hereford.
- Baldwin IV becomes King of Jerusalem, with Raymond III of Tripoli as regent and William of Tyre as chancellor.