- Edward the Confessor was crowned at the cathedral of Winchester, the royal seat of the West Saxons on April 3
- Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor marries Agnes de Poitou.
- Magnus I of Norway decided to put an end to the Jomsviking threat.
- Sweyn Godwinson was made Earl of Hereford.
- Gruffydd ap Llywelyn drives Hywel ab Edwin out of Deheubarth in wales.