Magnus (died 23 August1106) was duke of Saxony from 1072 to 1106. Son of Ordulf, Duke of Saxony and Wulfhild, Princess of Norway, he was the last member of the House of Billung. From 1070 on, he was involved in the war between Saxon noblemen and the Salian king Henry IV. August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Events September 28 - Henry I of England defeats his older brother Robert Curthose, duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Tinchebrai, and imprisons him in Cardiff Castle; Edgar Atheling and William Clito are also taken prisoner. ... The Duchy of Saxony was a medieval Duchy covering the greater part of Northern Germany. ... Events William I of England invades Scotland, and also receives the submission of Hereward the Wake. ... Events September 28 - Henry I of England defeats his older brother Robert Curthose, duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Tinchebrai, and imprisons him in Cardiff Castle; Edgar Atheling and William Clito are also taken prisoner. ... The Billung Family were Saxon dukes and rulers, who can be traced back to AD 500. ... Events Hereward the Wake begins a Saxon revolt in the Fens of eastern England. ... The Salian Dynasty of the Holy Roman Empire was founded by Conrad II (c. ... HEINRIC·IMP, Emperor Henry Henry IV (November 11, 1050 – August 7, 1106) was King of Germany from 1056 and Emperor from 1084, until his abdication in 1105. ...
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