Centuries: 10th century - 11th century - 12th century
Decades: 1000s 1010s 1020s 1030s 1040s - 1050s - 1060s 1070s 1080s 1090s 1100s
Years: 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 - 1051 - 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056
Godwin, Earl of Wessex exiled from England by king Edward the Confessor for refusing to take action against the townspeople of Dover. He returned the following year.
Ilarion of Russia becomes first native metropolitan of Eastern Orthodox Church in Kievan Rus
Rainy year in Belgium
Heads of states
Holy See - Leo IX pope (1049-1054)