- Henry I, Count of Champagne marries Marie de Champagne.
- Pope Adrian IV recognizes Uppsala as seat of the Swedish metropolitan.
- Antipope Paschal III elected by cardinals supporting Frederick Barbarossa.
- Olaf II of Norway is canonized as Saint Olaf.
- Archbishop Rainald von Dassel brings relics of the Magi from Italy to Cologne.
- Thomas Becket contends with Henry II, leaves England to solicit support from the Pope and the King of France.