1040s

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The 1040s was a decade of the Julian Calendar which began on January 1, 1040, and ended on December 31, 1049.

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1041[edit]

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Byzantine Empire[edit]
Europe[edit]
England[edit]
  • Edward the Confessor returns to England from exile in Normandy, to become the heir of his half-brother Harthacnut, as king of England. He reduces the navy from 60 to 32 ships, due to the tax burden.
  • The city of Worcester rebels against the taxes of Harthacnut. Edward enlists the help of Earl Godwin of Wessex (to support him in the right to claim the English throne) and marries his daugther Edith.
Africa[edit]
Asia[edit]
  • The number of enlisted soldiers in the Song Dynasty Chinese military reaches well over 1,250,000 troops, an increase since 1022, when there were a million soldiers (approximate date).

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1043[edit]

1044[edit]

1045[edit]

1046[edit]

1047[edit]

1048[edit]

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1049[edit]

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Africa[edit]
  • Banu Hilal invasions begin in the Maghrib. They are organized by the Egyptian Fatimid dynasty to punish their former Zirid vassals.
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References[edit]

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