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- Badža Fiorentina, an abbey in Florence, Italy, is founded by Willa, Margravine of Tuscany .
- Ethelred II becomes king of England at age 10, following the assassination of his half-brother King Edward the Martyer .
- Princess Zoe of Byzantium, later Empress of the Eastern Roman Empire.
- Yaroslav I the Wise, prince Novgorod and Kiev.
- March 18 - King Edward the Martyr of England, murdered by supporters of his half-brother.
- Abraham of Alexandria - Coptic pope
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