July 1, 2022

1222 (MCCXXII) was a common year beginning on Saturday of the Julian calendar.



On April 17, Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury, opens a provincial council at Osney Abbey (Abbatia Osneiensis) in Oxford, charged with enforcing the decrees of the Fourth Lateran Council in England.[1]

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First irruption of the Mongols in Europe.[2] Foundation of Cuitláhuac on an island in the Anahuac Valley.[3] Chiconquiauitl (Chiconquiauhtzin) becomes tlatoani (ruler) of the altépetl (city-state) of Azcapotzalco in the Valley of Mexico.[4][5]​ Semejança del mundo is composed, considered the first geographical atlas in history, in Spanish.[6]


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