On This Day

What Happened in December 1135

Historical Events

  • Dec 22 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 1 Henry I Beauclerc, King of England (1100-1135) and the 1st English King after the Norman conquest to be fluent in the English language, dies at around 66 of fever after eating "a surfeit of lampreys"