Chronicle of Bern

The Chronicle of Bern

1104

Villagers saw blood raining from the sky in the Grafschaft of Bern.

1106

A strange plague killed thousands of wild rabbits in the Grafschaft of Bern.

1107

The earth shook for three days in Bern, killing two hundred peasants and a priest.

1109

People in Bern claimed to have seen two suns at the same time.

1111

Tens of thousands of crows invaded Bern just before the harvest, causing much damage to the farmers’s fields.

1112

Several people in Bern spoke of seeing strange shapes dancing on the moon.

1113

In Bern, the people celebrated the benevolent rule of Graf Amadeus.

1114

A star fell from the sky in Bern, killing three cows.

1115

A dragon was seen in the Grafschaft of Bern.

1118

Liutpold von Lenzburg married Judith, daughter of Manfred von Nordheim.

1119

A strange plague killed thousands of wild rabbits in the Grafschaft of Bern.

1120

Herzog Otto of Upper Burgundy, the liege lord of Graf Amadeus, died a natural death on 7 December.

1121

Pope Alexander III, leader of all Catholic faithful, died a natural death on 28 December.

1122

Strange and wonderful serpents were seen in Bern.

1123

A goat with three heads was born in Bern.

1124

In Bern, the people celebrated the benevolent rule of Graf Amadeus.

1125

A dragon was seen in the Grafschaft of Bern.

1126

Villagers saw blood raining from the sky in the Grafschaft of Bern.

1128

Graf Amadeus von Bern supported King Torf of England in war against his enemies.

1129

Pope Gregorius VII declared a Crusade, wherein all faithful Catholics were called to help conquer Jerusalem from the infidel. Inga, the mother of Graf Amadeus, died a natural death on 8 July. The graf was imprisoned in a dungeon in Aargau by Herzog Bernhard of Upper Burgundy.

1130

Graf Amadeus was released from imprisonment.

1132

The Crusade declared by Gregorius ended with the successful conquest of Jerusalem.

1133

Bern rose up against Herzog Bernhard the Fat, but was defeated and executed for his treason.

Chronicle of Bern

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