The Lord of the Rings: Timeline
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Years of the Lamps

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Years of the Lamps Valian Year Event Ainulindalë: The Valar, Maiar, and Melkor enter Eä. 1–1499 The First War and the Marring of Arda. 1500 Tulkas enters Eä and Melkor flees. 1900 The completion of Arda. The Valar create the Two Lamps and settle at Almaren. Beginning of the Spring of Arda. 3400 Tulkas weds Nessa. Melkor secretly returns to Arda, raises the Iron Mountains and delves Utumno, and partly blights the Spring of Arda. 3450 Melkor overthrows the Two Lamps forming Helcar and Ringil. Almaren is destroyed. End of the Spring of Arda. 3450–3500 The Valar raise the Pelóri and settle in Aman. The Two Trees are grown in Valinor. Years of the Trees Begin Dates given in Valian Years (9.582 Sun Years) Valian Year Event Pre-1000 Melkor sleeps in Utumno. Oromë hunts throughout Middle-earth. ???? About some time before the waking of the Elves, Aulë creates the 7 Fathers of the Dwarves and their 6 spouses. Ilúvatar adopts them and they are put to sleep. 1000 The Valar hold council, for Yavanna and Oromë report that Melkor might rise once more in power. They discuss the Children of Ilúvatar. Varda begins to fashion new stars, and organize them and those already wrought into constellations, over the next fifty years. 1050 Varda forms the Valacirca. The first 144 Elves (Minyar, Tatyar and Nelyar) awake in Cuiviénen. Melian travels to Beleriand after ascending Taniquetil to see the stars. ??? Spies of Melkor discover the Elves and afflict them. Possibly Orcs first created. 1085 Oromë discovers the Elves, and calls them Eldar. The Eldar are afraid of Oromë, and blame him for Melkor's work. 1086 Oromë returns to Valinor, and witnesses to his peers about the Children of Ilúvatar. Oromë returns to the Elves while the Valar consider his message. 1090 Valar make war on Melkor in the War for Sake of the Elves. The earth is shaken. The shores of Beleriand are formed and bays are created on the North. Over the next two years Melkor is defeated, and retreats into Utumno. 1092 The Siege of Utumno begins. North is desolated and the Sea widened. 1099 The Siege of Utumno ends, as the Valar storm the final defenses. Balrogs attack and Manwë slays them. Tulkas captures Melkor, binding him with Angainor. 1100 Morgoth judged and chained with Angainor 1101 Valar make council about the protection of Eruhíni and decide to bring them to Valinor. Oromë Invites the Elves. 1102 Elves are unwilling so Oromë invites the three Elven ambassadors, Ingwë, Finwë and Elwë to come to Valinor. 1104 Ambassadors return to Cuiviénen and invite the Elves to return with them to Valinor 1105 First Sundering of the Elves at Cuiviénen. Vanyar under Ingwë, Noldor under Finwë and Teleri under Elwë and Olwë. Avari, under Morwë and Nurwë, stay in Cuiviénen. The Eldar depart, pass Sea of Helcar and turn west. Some are terrified by the smokes of war and go back. 1115 Second Sundering of the Elves: The host pass Greenwood the Great and come to the River Anduin. Some Lindar wish to stay there. Terrified by the Hithaeglir, a part of them go south led by Lenwë. 1125 Vanyar and Noldor enter Beleriand; the foremost of them pass Sirion and reach the shores. Oromë goes to Aman for counsel. 1128 The unwilling Teleri also come to Beleriand and dwell east of Gelion. Elwë keeps friendship with Finwë and Noldor on the west. 1130 Elwë returning from a meeting with Finwë meets Melian in Nan Elmoth and falls into a trance. 1132 Ulmo brings an island to the Bay of Balar. The Vanyar and Noldor forget their fear for the Sea and embark upon it while the Teleri look for Elwë. When departing, the island breaks and leaves the Isle of Balar behind. After learning of their embark, some Teleri led by Olwë, reach the shores and meet Ossë and Uinen. 1133 Vanyar and Noldor enter Valinor and build Eldamar. The Valar open the rift Calacirya in Pelóri so that the Light of Valinor reaches Eldamar. The Elves begin the building of Tirion on the hill Túna inside Calacirya. 1140 Vanyar and Noldor found Tirion and Mindon Eldaliéva. Some Vanyar yearn for the Trees and go closer to Valinor. 1142 White Tree given to Noldor by Yavanna 1147 Ingwë removes himself to Taniquetil 1149 Finwë prays to Ulmo to bring the Teleri. However Ossë is grieved and persuades some to stay with him. Círdan with some establish the havens of Brithombar and Eglarest. Ossë teaches them shipcraft 1150 Olwë and the most part of the Teleri leave Beleriand. The rest of the Teleri are still looking for Elwë and are named Eglath 1151 Tol Eressëa with the Teleri stops moving outside the Bay of Eldamar. They are afterwards named Falmari who choose to remain on Tol Eressëa 1152 Elwë awakens from the trance and becomes King of Elves in Beleriand; his hair is now silver 1161 The Falmari after the teachings of Ossë build ships. They leave Tol Eressëa and come to Valinor. 1162 Teleri found Alqualondë with the help of Finwë 1165 All the Vanyar depart from Tirion to Taniquetil and Noldor stay with the Falmari. 1169 Fëanor born son of Finwë and Míriel. The Noldor are taught by Aulë labouring and love the jewels. Rúmil of Tirion makes the Sarati and possibly writes the Ainulindalë. 1170 Death of Míriel Serindë 1172 Doom of Manwë 1185 Finwë weds Indis 1190 Fingolfin born 1200 Second Age of Chaining of Melkor: Lúthien born in Neldoreth 1230 Finarfin born 1250 Fëanor creates the Tengwar Dwarves enter Beleriand and meet the Sindar. 1280 Finarfin weds Eärwen; Fingon[source?] born 1300 Third Age of Chaining of Melkor: Turgon born, Finrod born. Dwarves of Belegost and Elves begin the building of Menegroth in Doriath. The Dwarves are paid with knowledge from Melian and with many pearls, including Nimphelos. Daeron creates the Certhas Daeron 1330 Orcs first seen in Beleriand; Dwarves make weapons for the Sindar. 1350 Denethor leads some of the Nandor into Beleriand and befriends Thingol. They settle in Ossiriand. Daeron betters the Cirth, which are adopted by the Dwarves and made known east of the Blue Mountains. 1362 Galadriel born, Aredhel[source?] born 1400 Morgoth released from bondage 1410 Morgoth befriends the Noldor 1449 Fëanor having invented the substance Silima begins constructing the Silmarils 1450 Fëanor completes the Silmarils; he puts the Light of the Trees in them and Varda hallows them. For the next 20 years Melkor begins spreading strife and talking about weapons. 1469 Idril born[source?] 1490 The Valar summon Fëanor who threatens Fingolfin with his sword. They exile him to Formenos and Finwë follows. 1492 Melkor visits Fëanor but he repels him. Finwë then warns the Valar and begins to pursue Melkor. Melkor hides and meets Ungoliant in Avathar. 1495 Fëanor is commanded by Manwë to Taniquetil where he and Fingolfin reconcile. Ungoliant destroys the Two Trees, Morgoth kills Finwë in Formenos and steals the Silmarils. They flee to Beleriand where they debate. Balrogs arrive and drive Ungoliant away. Morgoth stays in Angband and raises the Thangorodrim. Fëanor begins the rebellion and goes to Alqualondë where he fights with the Falmari and steals their swanships. The Flight of the Noldor begins. 1496 Mandos (or his messenger) appears before the Noldor and speaks the Doom of Mandos. Finarfin with some repent and return to Valinor where he is accepted. Finrod his son becomes the leader of his house and follows Fëanor 1497 First Battle of Beleriand. Death of Denethor, besiegement of the Havens of the Falas. Thingol withdraws his people and the Girdle of Melian is set around Doriath. The Laiquendi from now on remain hidden and take no other king. The Noldor arrive at Helcaraxë, but Fëanor and his people betray Fingolfin and sail to Beleriand. Burning of the ships at Losgar, where Amras is killed. Dagor-nuin-Giliath ("Battle-under-Stars"). Fëanor is mortally wounded by Gothmog and is rescued by his sons before dying in sight of the Thangorodrim. Maedhros meets with Morgoth, but his forces are too few and he is captured. 1498 Maedhros is chained to the Thangorodrim. The Noldor do not depart as demanded by Morgoth and instead make a great camp at Mithrim. 1500 Creation of Moon and Sun. The host of the Noldor finishes crossing the Helcaraxë and enters Beleriand under Fingolfin. Battle of the Lammoth and death of Argon. The Moon rises and after seven times, the Sun follows. The First Age First Age Year Event 1 Men awake in Hildórien 2 Fingolfin camps beside Lake Mithrim 5 Fingon rescues Maedhros from Thangorodrim, Fingolfin becomes High King of the Noldor 6 Thingol grants permission for the Noldor to occupy the Northlands 20 The Feast of Mereth Aderthad 50 Ulmo grants visions of hidden places to Finrod and Turgon 52 Nargothrond discovered by Finrod, Minas Tirith constructed 53 Hidden valley of Tumladen discovered by Turgon 60 Dagor Aglareb ("The Glorious Battle"), Siege of Angband begins 64 Turgon removes his people from Nevrast to Tumladen, construction of Gondolin 65 Brithombar and Eglarest constructed 66 Thingol learns of the Silmarils from Galadriel 67 Thingol learns of the Kinslaying at Alqualondë, Quenya forbidden in Beleriand 102 Nargothrond completed 116 Gondolin completed 150 Caranthir meets with the Dwarves of the Blue Mountains 155 Orcs attack Hithlum 260 Glaurung defeated, Long Peace begins 262 Bëor born 282 Marach born 289 Baran born 292 Belen born 307 Malach born 310 Men of the House of Bëor enter Beleriand and are discovered by Finrod. Imlach born 311 The Haladin enter Beleriand 313 Marach enters Beleriand 315 Haldad born, Boron born 316 Beldir born, Aredhel leaves Gondolin and weds Eöl 317 Baranor born 320 Maeglin born 322 Malach settles in Hithlum 336 Malach leaves Hithlum 337 Amlach born, Malach weds Zimrahin 338 Boromir born 339 Adanel born, Belemir born 340 Bereg born, Belegor born 341 Magor born, Haleth and Haldar born 355 Death of Bëor 359 Bregor born 361 Andreth born 365 Hathol born, Beril born, Bereg returns to Eriador 366 Haldan born 374 Beren born 375 Deaths of Haldad and Haldar 376 Death of Marach 380 Death of Baran 386 Bregil born 389 Hirwen born 390 Hador born, Halmir born 397 Gilwen born 398 Death of Malach 400 Bregolas born, Aredhel and Maeglin return to Gondolin. Deaths of Aredhel and Eöl 402 Barahir born. Battle of Aglon Pass 404 Hiril born 406 Emeldir born 408 Death of Boron 409 Brandir born, Conversation of Finrod and Andreth 411 Beldis born 414 Haldir born 415 Glóredhel born 417 Galdor born, Beleth born 418 Hundar born 419 Gundor born 420 Death of Haleth. Hareth born. Hador dwells in Hithlum 422 Forest of Brethil given to the House of Haleth 423 The House of Hador is given the lands of Dor-lómin to dwell in 424 Baragund born 428 Belegund born 432 Beren Erchamion born, Death of Boromir 436 Galdor weds Hareth 441 Húrin born, Handir born 443 Morwen born, Hunleth born 444 Huor born 447 Hundad born 448 Death of Bregor 450 Rían born 451 Death of Haldan 455 Morgoth breaks the Siege of Angband, Dagor Bragollach ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). Deaths of Fingolfin, Angrod, Aegnor, Hador, Gundor, and Bregolas, Fingon becomes High King of the Noldor, Gil-galad sent to the Falas, Húrin and Huor enter Gondolin 457 Sauron captures Minas Tirith, Húrin and Huor depart Gondolin. Barahir and his outlaws in Dorthonion, Orcs defeated in the Forest of Brethil, Húrin and Huor leave Gondolin 460 Deaths of Barahir, Belegund, Baragund, and all the outlaws save Beren Erchamion 462 Death of Galdor. Orcs invade Beleriand 463 Easterlings swear false loyalty to Maedhros 464 Túrin born. Beren leaves Dorthonion, meets Lúthien 465 Brandir born. Quest for the Silmaril. Death of Finrod 466 Lalaith born. Silmaril taken from Morgoth. First death of Beren Erchamion 467 First death of Lúthien. Lúthien sings Beren back from Mandos 468 Hunthor born, Thingol refuses to join the Union of Maedhros 469 Death of Lalaith. Orcs driven from Beleriand. Beren and Lúthien return to Middle-earth 470 Dior born, Hardang born 471 Death of Halmir, Huor weds Rían 472 Nírnaeth Arnoediad ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears"), Year of Lamentation. Tuor born. Deaths of Fingon, Huor, Glóredhel, Azaghâl, Haldir, Hundar and Rían. Turgon becomes High King of the Noldor 473 Nienor born, Túrin sent to Doriath. Fall of the Falas, Havens of Sirion constructed 482 Túrin and Beleg in Doriath 484 Death of Saeros, Túrin leaves Doriath 487 Túrin an outlaw on Amon Rûdh 488 Tuor enslaved 489 Túrin and Beleg on Amon Rûdh, Death of Beleg 490 Gwindor leads Túrin to Nargothrond, Túrin becomes captain of Nargothrond 491 Tuor escapes and becomes an outlaw 494 Morwen and Nienor flee to Doriath 495 Battle of the Crossings of the Taeglin, Battle of Tumhalad, Tuor comes to Nevrast. Sack of Nargothrond by Glaurung. Deaths of Finduilas, Orodreth, Gwindor, and Handir 496 Túrin comes to Brethil, Tuor comes to Gondolin, Nienor loses memory and is given the name Níniel 497 Dior weds Nimloth 498 Túrin weds Níniel 499 Deaths of Glaurung, Brandir, Hunthor, Nienor Níniel and Túrin 500 Eluréd and Elurín born. Release of Húrin. Death of Morwen 501 Húrin comes to Doriath, Deaths of Húrin and Hardang 502 Dwarves of Nogrod set the Silmaril in the Nauglamír, death of Thingol, Melian returns to Valinor. 503 Eärendil born, Elwing born. Sack of Doriath, Battle of Sarn Athrad, Lúthien wears the Silmaril. Dior and his family come to Menegroth. Final deaths of Beren and Lúthien. Dior receives the Nauglamír and Silmaril 505 Demand made for the Silmaril 506 Second Kinslaying at Menegroth. Deaths of Dior, Nimloth, Celegorm, Curufin, and Caranthir. Eluréd and Elurín are abandoned to die. Elwing comes to the Havens of Sirion with the Silmaril 509 Maeglin captured and tortured 510 Fall of Gondolin. Deaths of Turgon, Ecthelion, Glorfindel, Maeglin, and Gothmog. Ereinion Gil-galad becomes High King of the Noldor 511 Gondolin refugees arrive at the Havens of Sirion 512 Maedhros learns a Silmaril is at the Havens of Sirion, but forswears the Oath of Fëanor 525 Eärendil weds Elwing, Tuor and Idril depart for Valinor 532 Elrond and Elros born 534 Eärendil searchs for Valinor 538 Third Kinslaying at the Havens of Sirion. Death of Amrod. Elrond and Elros are taken captive by Maglor. Elwing escapes with the Silmaril into the Sea. Ulmo gives her the form of a white bird and she reunites with Eärendil aboard Vingilótë 540 Morgoth controls all of Beleriand 542 Eärendil and Elwing come to Valinor 543 Teleri build great ships for the Host of Valinor 545 Host of Valinor lands in Beleriand 587 Destruction of Beleriand, death of Ancalagon. Death of Maedhros 590 Morgoth thrust from Arda. Host of Valinor departs Middle-earth The Second Age Second Age Year Event 1 Foundation of the Grey Havens, and of Lindon 30 Númenor is raised 32 Edain and a few Drúedain reach Númenor, Elros Tar-Minyatur takes Sceptre of Númenor, Sapling of the White Tree planted in Armenelos 40 Dwarves of the Firebeards and Broadbeams clans migrate to Khazad-dûm from Blue Mountains 61 Vardamir Nólimon born 82 The emigration to Númenor ends 192 Amandil born 350 Elendil born 400 Celebrían born, Celebrimbor creates the second Elessar for Galadriel 442 Death of Elros Tar-Minyatur, Tar-Vardamir takes the Sceptre of Númenor, Tar-Vardamir abdicates, Tar-Amandil takes the Sceptre 471 Death of Tar-Vardamir 500 Sauron stirs in the East, Ereinion Gil-galad perceives a new Shadow 521 Silmariën born 543 Meneldur born 590 Tar-Elendil takes Sceptre 600 Númenóreans first return to Middle-earth under Vëantur, Meeting on the Tower Hills takes place 603 Death of Tar-Amandil 700 Aldarion born, Eregion founded by Galadriel and Celeborn 725 Aldarion makes first journey to Mithlond in Númerrámar 727 Aldarion returns to Númenor 730 Aldarion's second journey to Mithlond 733 Aldarion returns to Númenor 735 Aldarion's third journey to Mithlond, carrying a mallorn seed 739 Aldarion returns bearing gifts from Ereinion Gil-galad 740 Tar-Meneldur takes the Sceptre 750 Ost-in-Edhil constructed, Guild of Venturers formed by Aldarion 771 Erendis born, Vinyalondë constructed, Aldarion perceives the growing Shadow 800 Aldarion proclaimed King's Heir at 100 years-old, as is customary 806 Aldarion's seven year voyage 813 Aldarion returns to Númenor, Construction begun on Palarran 816 Palarran completed, Aldarion's four year voyage 820 Aldarion returns to Númenor, Tar-Meneldur rescinds Aldarion's authority 824 Aldarion's five year voyage 829 Aldarion returns and immediately sets out upon his fourteen year voyage 843 Aldarion returns to Númenor, Tar-Meneldur restores authority 844 Aldarion finds Erendis and asks for betrothal, but is denied 850 Aldarion and Erendis sail to Andúnië, Calmindon constructed 858 Aldarion is betrothed to Erendis 861 Aldarion and Erendis forswear wedding until his return 863 Aldarion's six year voyage 869 Aldarion returns to Númenor, First shadow appears on sailing to Middle-earth, wedding of Aldarion and Erendis 871 A second Sapling of the White Tree planted in Armenelos in Aldarion's house 873 Ancalimë born 875 Construction begins on Hirilondë 877 Hirilondë completed, Aldarion's second five year voyage 880 Ancalimë learns her father is Lord Aldarion 882 Aldarion returns. Seperation of Aldarion and Erendis 883 Tar-Aldarion takes Sceptre 884 Tar-Aldarion returns to Mithlond 892 Ancalimë proclaimed King's Heir and changes law of marriage 942 Death of Meneldur 985 Drowning of Erendis 1,000 Sauron begins construction on Barad-dûr, Ancalimë weds Hallacar 1,003 Anárion born 1,075 Queen Tar-Ancalimë takes Sceptre 1,098 Death of Tar-Aldarion 1,174 Súrion born 1,200 Ereinion Gil-galad turns away Annatar, Númenóreans begin to construct permanent havens 1,280 Tar-Anárion takes Sceptre 1,285 Death of Ancalimë 1320 Telperiën born 1,350 Sauron incites Celebrimbor to revolt against Galadriel and Celeborn 1,394 Tar-Súrion takes Sceptre 1,400 Galadriel and Celeborn come to Laurelindórenan 1,404 Death of Tar-Anárion 1,474 Minastir born 1,500 The Rings of Power are constructed, Sauron departs Eregion 1,556 Queen Tar-Telperiën takes Sceptre 1,574 Death of Tar-Súrion 1,590 The Three Rings are constructed 1,600 The One Ring is forged, Barad-dûr completed, Sauron openly proclaims himself, Pallando and Alatar come to Middle-earth 1,634 Ciryatan born 1,693 The Three Rings are hidden, War of the Elves and Sauron begins 1,695 Sauron invades Eriador 1,697 Sack of Eregion, Death of Celebrimbor, Rivendell founded, Dwarves assail Sauron from behind, Khazad-dûm closed 1,699 Sauron overruns Eriador 1,700 Defeat of Sauron by the Númenóreans under King's Heir Minastir 1,701 Sauron driven from Eriador, First White Council held, Galadriel and Celeborn depart for Belfalas 1,731 Death of Tar-Telperiën, Tar-Minastir takes Sceptre 1,800 Atanamir born, Lond Daer Enedh constructed 1,869 Tar-Ciryatan takes Sceptre 1,873 Death of Tar-Minastir 1,900 First shadow falls on Númenor from greed of Tar-Ciryatan 1,986 Tar-Ancalimon born 2,029 Tar-Atanamir takes Sceptre 2,032 Ban of the Valar is questioned, Eagles abandon Meneltarma 2,035 Death of Tar-Ciryatan 2,136 Telemmaitë born 2,221 Death of Tar-Atanamir, Tar-Ancalimon takes Sceptre 2,251 Elven tongue is forsworn in Númenor by King's Men, Nazgûl appear 2,277 Vanimeldë born 2,280 Haven of Umbar founded 2,286 Herucalmo born 2,350 Pelargir is built. It becomes the chief haven of the Faithful Númenóreans 2,386 Death of Tar-Ancalimon, Tar-Telemmaitë takes Sceptre 2,406 Alcarin born 2,526 Death of Tar-Telemmaitë, Queen Tar-Vanimeldë takes Sceptre 2,618 Ardamin born 2,637 Death of Tar-Vanimeldë, Herucalmo as Tar-Anducal seizes Sceptre 2,657 Death of Tar-Anducal, Tar-Alcarin takes Sceptre 2,709 Adûnakhôr born 2,737 Death of Tar-Alcarin, Ar-Belzagar takes Sceptre 2,798 Zimrathôn born, Sauron withdraws from the shores 2,825 Death of Ar-Belzagar, Ardamin as Ar-Abattârik takes Sceptre 2,876 Sakalthôr born 2,899 Death of Ar-Abattârik, Ar-Adûnakhôr takes Sceptre 2,960 Gimilzôr born, Elven tongue abandoned in Númenor 2,962 Death of Ar-Adûnakhôr, Ar-Zimrathôn takes Sceptre 3,033 Death of Ar-Zimrathôn, Ar-Sakalthôr takes Sceptre 3,035 Inziladûn born 3,044 Gimilkhâd born 3,102 Death of Ar-Sakalthôr, Ar-Gimilzôr takes Sceptre 3,117 Míriel born, Elves no longer permitted entrance to Númenor, Elven tongue forbidden in Númenor 3,118 Pharazôn born 3,119 Elendil born 3,177 Death of Ar-Gimilzôr, Tar-Palantir takes Sceptre, Civil War in Númenor, Prophecy of the White Tree given 3,209 Isildur born 3,219 Anárion born 3,243 Death of Gimilkhâd 3,255 Death of Tar-Palantir, Ar-Pharazôn seizes Sceptre 3,261 Ar-Pharazôn lands at the Haven of Umbar 3,262 Sauron taken to Númenor as prisoner 3,299 Meneldil born 3,310 The Great Armament begins construction, Amandil sails to Aman 3,319 Downfall of Númenor, Deaths of Ar-Pharazôn and Míriel 3,320 Arnor and Gondor founded 3,339 Aratan born 3,379 Ciryon born 3,399 Cemendur born 3,429 Sauron takes Minas Ithil 3,430 Last Alliance formed, Valandil born 3,431 Last Alliance marches to Imladris 3,434 Battle of Dagorlad, Siege of Barad-dûr, deaths of Amdír, Oropher and Malgalad 3.440 Death of Anárion 3,441 Deaths of Ereinion Gil-galad and Elendil, defeat of Sauron The Third Age Third Age T.A. Event 1 Isildur builds the Tomb of Elendil on Amon Anwar.[source?] 2 Isildur plants a Sapling of the White Tree in Minas Anor. Death of Isildur - and his sons Elendur, Aratan and Ciryon - in the Battle of the Gladden Fields. The One Ring is lost. 3 Ohtar brings Shards of Narsil to Imladris. 10 Valandil, now at the age of 21, becomes the third King of Arnor. 48 Birth of Eärendil of Gondor. 87 Birth of Eldacar of Arnor. 109 Elrond and Celebrían wed. 130 Birth of Elladan and Elrohir, twin sons of Elrond and Celebrían. 136 Birth of Anardil of Gondor. 158 Death of King Meneldil: Cemendur becomes the fourth King of Gondor. 185 Birth of Arantar of Arnor. 222 Birth of Ostoher of Gondor. 238 Death of King Cemendur: Eärendil becomes the fifth King of Gondor. 241 Birth of Arwen Undómiel, daughter of Elrond and Celebrían. 249 Death of King Valandil: Eldacar becomes the fourth King of Arnor. 280 Birth of Tarcil of Arnor. 310 Birth of Tarostar (later Rómendacil I) of Gondor. 324 Death of King Eärendil: Anardil becomes the sixth King of Gondor. 339 Death of King Eldacar: Arantar becomes the fifth King of Arnor. 372 Birth of Tarondor of Arnor. 397 Birth of Turambar of Gondor. 411 Death of King Anardil: Ostoher becomes the seventh King of Gondor. 420 Ostoher rebuilds Minas Anor. 435 Death of King Arantar: Tarcil becomes the sixth King of Arnor. 462 Birth of Valandur of Arnor. 480 Birth of Atanatar I of Gondor. 490 First invasion of Easterlings. 492 Death of King Ostoher: Tarostar (Rómendacil I) becomes the eighth King of Gondor. 500 Tarostar defeats the Easterlings and takes the name Rómendacil I, "East-victor", in token of this. 515 Death of King Tarcil: Tarondor becomes the seventh King of Arnor. 541 Death of King Rómendacil I: Turambar becomes the ninth King of Gondor. 552 Birth of Elendur of Arnor. 570 Birth of Siriondil of Gondor. 602 Death of King Tarondor: Valandur becomes the eighth King of Arnor. 640 Birth of Eärendur of Arnor. 652 Death of King Valandur: Elendur becomes the ninth King of Arnor. 654 Birth of Tarannon Falastur of Gondor. 667 Death of King Turambar: Atanatar I becomes the tenth King of Gondor. 726 Birth of Amlaith of Fornost. 736 Birth of Eärnil I of Gondor. 748 Death of King Atanatar I: Siriondil becomes the eleventh King of Gondor. 777 Death of King Elendur: Eärendur becomes the tenth, and last, King of Arnor. 811 Birth of Beleg of Arthedain. 820 Birth of Ciryandil of Gondor. 830 Death of King Siriondil: Tarannon Falastur becomes the twelfth King of Gondor, beginning the line of Ship-kings. 861 Death of King Eärendur (King of Arnor) of Arnor: Division of Arnor into Arthedain, Rhudaur, and Cardolan; Eärendur's eldest son, Amlaith of Fornost, becomes the first King of Arthedain. 895 Birth of Mallor of Arthedain. 899 Birth of Ciryaher (later Hyarmedacil I) of Gondor. 913 Death of King Tarannon Falastur: Eärnil I becomes the thirteenth King of Gondor and second Ship-king. 933 Haven of Umbar seized by Eärnil I. 936 Drowning of King Eärnil I: Ciryandil becomes the fourteenth King of Gondor and third Ship-king. 946 Death of King Amlaith: Beleg becomes the second King of Arthedain. 977 Birth of Atanatar II Alcarin of Gondor. 979 Birth of Celepharn of Arthedain. 1000 About this time the Istari first appear in Middle-earth. 1015 Death of King Ciryandil: Ciryaher (later Hyarmendacil I) becomes the fifteenth King of Gondor and last of its Ship-kings. 1029 Death of King Beleg: Mallor becomes the third King of Arthedain. 1049 Birth of Narmacil I of Gondor. 1050 Ciryandil conquers Harad and takes the name Hyarmendacil, "South-victor", in token of this. Gondor reaches the height of its power. About this time a shadow falls on Greenwood, and men begin to call it Mirkwood. The Periannath are first mentioned in records with the coming of the Harfoots to Eriador. 1058 Birth of Calmacil of Gondor. 1062 Birth of Celebrindor of Arthedain. 1100 The Wise (the Istari and chief Eldar) discover that an evil power has made a stronghold at Dol Guldur. It is thought to be one of the Nazgûl. 1110 Death of King Mallor: Celepharn becomes the fourth King of Arthedain. 1126 Birth of Minalcar (later Rómendacil II) of Gondor. 1144 Birth of Malvegil of Arthedain 1149 Death of King Hyarmendacil I: Atanatar II Alcarin becomes the sixteenth King of Gondor. 1150 About this time, the Fallohides enter Eriador, and the Stoors come over the Redhorn Pass and move to the Angle, or to Dunland. 1191 Death of King Celepharn: Celebrindor becomes the fifth King of Arthedain. 1194 Birth of Valacar of Gondor. 1226 Death of King Atanatar II Alcarin: Narmacil I becomes the seventeenth King of Gondor. Birth of Argeleb I of Arthedain. 1240 Minalcar (later Rómendacil II) made Regent of Gondor by his uncle King Narmacil II. 1248 Minalcar defeats a large army of Easterlings. He takes the name Rómendacil. About this time, construction on the Argonath begins. 1250 Minalcar (Rómendacil II) sends his son, Valacar, as an ambassador to the self-styled King of Rhovanion, Vidugavia, prince of the Northmen, in order to better understand their customs. 1255 Birth of Vinitharya (Eldacar) of Gondor in Rhovanion. 1259 Birth of Castamir of Gondor. 1260 Valacar recalled from Rhovanion, by his father, to return to Gondor. 1272 Death of King Celebrindor: Malvegil becomes the sixth King of Arthedain. 1294 Death of King Narmacil I: Calmacil becomes the eighteenth King of Gondor. 1300 The Nazgûl reappear, the Witch-king founds the Kingdom of Angmar. Orcs increase in the Misty Mountains and attack the Dwarves. Hobbits move westward; some settling in Bree. 1304 Death of King Calmacil: Rómendacil II becomes the nineteenth King of Gondor. 1309 Birth of Arveleg I of Arthedain. 1330 Birth of Aldamir of Gondor. 1344 Death of Vidumavi (Galadwen), wife of King Valacar. 1349 Death of King Malvegil: Argeleb I becomes the seventh King of Arthedain. 1356 Death of King Argeleb I: Arveleg I becomes the eighth King of Arthedain. About this time some Stoors return to the Gladden Fields. 1366 Death of King Rómendacil II: Valacar becomes the twentirth King of Gondor. 1391 Births of Araphor of Arnor and Vinyarion (Hyarmendacil II) of Gondor. 1409 The Witch-king of Angmar invades Arnor, destroys the Tower of Amon Sûl, occupies Rhudaur and ravages Cardolan. Death of King Arveleg I: Araphor becomes the ninth King of Arthedain. 1432 Death of King Valacar: Eldacar (born Vinitharya) becomes the twenty-first King of Gondor. Start of the Kin-strife. 1437 King Eldacar deposed: Castamir "the Usurper" becomes the twenty-second King of Gondor. Osgiliath-stone lost in Anduin. 1447 Battle of the Crossings of Erui and the Siege of Pelargir. Death of King Castamir: Eldacar regains the kingship of Gondor. End of the Kin-Strife. 1448 Rebels of the sons of Castamir escape the Siege of Pelargir and seize the Haven of Umbar. 1454 Birth of Minardil of Gondor. 1473 Birth of Argeleb II of Arthedain. 1490 Death of King Eldacar: Aldamir becomes the twenty-third King of Gondor. 1516 Birth of Telemnar of Gondor. 1540 Death of King Aldamir: Vinyarion becomes the twenty-fourth King of Gondor. 1551 King Vinyarion defeats the Haradrim and assumes name Hyarmendacil II. 1553 Birth of Arvegil of Arthedain. 1577 Birth of Tarondor of Gondor. 1589 Death of King Araphor: Argeleb II becomes the tenth King of Arthedain. T.A. S.R. Event 1601 1 Creation of the Shire; the count of years in Shire Reckoning begins with year 1. 1621 21 Death of Hyarmendacil II. Minardil becomes King of Gondor 1630 30 Stoors from Dunland settle in the Shire 1632 32 Telumehtar born 1633 33 Arveleg II born 1634 34 Death of Minardil. Telemnar becomes King of Gondor 1635 35 Great Plague hits Rhovanion 1636 36 Death of Telemnar, The White Tree withers and dies, Barrow-wights inhabit Tyrn Gorthad, Tarondor becomes King of Gondor 1640 40 Capitol is moved to Minas Anor, Osgiliath in ruins, Mordor left unguarded, Seedling of the White Tree is planted in Minas Anor 1670 70 Death of Argeleb II. Arvegil becomes King of Arnor 1684 84 Narmacil II born 1711 111 Araval born 1731 131 Durin VI born 1736 136 Calimehtar born 1743 143 Death of Arvegil. Arveleg II becomes King of Arnor 1770 170 Marhari born 1787 187 Ondoher born 1789 189 Araphant born 1798 198 Death of Tarondor. Telumehtar becomes King of Gondor 1810 210 Telumehtar conquers the Haven of Umbar and takes the name Umbardacil 1812 212 Marhwini born 1813 213 Death of Arveleg II, Araval becomes King of Arnor 1832 232 Náin I born 1850 250 Death of Telumehtar. Narmacil II becomes King of Gondor 1851 251 Angmar temporarily defeated, Easterlings attack Gondor 1856 256 Deaths of Narmacil II and Marhari in the Battle of the Plains, loss of eastern provinces of Gondor. Calimehtar becomes King of Gondor 1857 257 Marhwini leads Northmen refugees out of Rhovanion to the Vales of Anduin where they become the Éothéod 1864 264 Arvedui born 1865 265 Forthwini born 1879 279 Pelendur born 1883 283 Eärnil II born 1891 291 Death of Araval, Araphant becomes King of Arnor 1896 296 Fíriel born 1899 299 Peace on Gondor's eastern front as the Easterlings are defeated 1900 300 Calimehtar buils the White Tower in Minas Anor 1905 305 Death of Marhwini, Forthwini becomes Lord of the Éothéod 1919 319 Vorondil born 1928 328 Eärnur born 1934 334 Thráin I born 1936 336 Death of Calimehtar. Ondoher becomes King of Gondor 1938 338 Aranarth born, Vorondil creates the Horn of Araw 1940 340 Frumgar born. Gondor and Arnor form an alliance, Arvedui weds Fíriel 1944 344 Wainrider attacks resume on Gondor's eastern front, Deaths of Ondoher, Artamir, Faramir and Minohtar. Pelendur becomes interregnum Ruling Steward of Gondor, Arvedui makes claim on sceptre of Gondor but is rejected 1945 345 Eärnil II is chosen King of Gondor 1950 350 Imrazôr born, Death of Forthwini 1960 360 Mardil Voronwë born 1964 364 Death of Araphant. Arvedui becomes King of Arnor 1967 367 Fram born 1974 374 Destruction of the Kingdom of Arnor 1975 375 Drowning of Arvedui with two palantiri. Angmar destroyed. Frumgar becomes Lord of the Éothéod 1976 376 Aranarth becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 1977 377 Frumgar drives remnant of Angmar army from the northern vales of Anduin 1979 379 Bucca of the Marish becomes first Thain of the Shire 1980 380 Nazgûl gather in Mordor, Balrog awakes in Khazad-dûm. Death of Durin VI, Náin I becomes King of Durin's folk 1981 381 Death of Náin I. Dwarves flee Moria, Deaths of Amroth and Nimrodel, Silvan Elves flee south, Galadriel and Celeborn return to Laurelindórenan 1998 398 Death of Pelendur. Stewardship of Gondor becomes hereditary 1999 399 Eradan born, Erebor founded, Arkenstone discovered 2000 400 Thráin I abandons Erebor for the Ered Mithrin 2001 401 Death of Frumgar, Fram becomes Lord of the Éothéod 2002 402 Capture of Minas Ithil and it's palantir, Minas Anor renamed Minas Tirith 2004 404 Galador and Gilmith born 2012 412 Arahael born, Death of Fram 2029 429 Death of Vorondil 2035 435 Thorin I born 2037 437 Herion born 2043 443 Death of Eärnil II, Eärnur becomes King of Gondor. The Witch-king issues a challenge to Eärnur. 2050 450 Second challenge issued to Eärnur. Death of Eärnur. Mardil Voronwë becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2060 460 The Wise fear Sauron is active in Dol Guldur 2063 463 Sauron flees Dol Guldur, The Watchful Peace begins 2074 474 Belegorn born 2076 476 Death of Imrazôr 2080 480 Death of Mardil Voronwë, Eradan becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2084 480 Aranuir born 2106 506 Death of Aranarth, Arahael becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2116 516 Death of Eradan, Herion becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2124 524 Húrin I born 2129 529 Death of Galador 2136 536 Glóin born 2148 548 Death of Herion, Belegorn becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2156 556 Aravir born 2165 565 Túrin I born 2177 577 Death of Arahael, Aranuir becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2190 590 Death of Thráin I 2204 604 Death of Belegorn, Húrin I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2210 610 Thorin I goes to the Grey Mountains 2227 627 Aragorn I born 2238 638 Óin born 2244 644 Death of Húrin I. Túrin I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2245 645 Hador born 2247 647 Death of Aranuir, Aravir becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2278 378 Death of Túrin I, Hador becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2289 689 Death of Thorin I 2290 690 Barahir born 2296 696 Araglas born 2319 719 Death of Aravir, Aragorn I becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2327 727 Death of Aragorn I, Araglas becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2328 728 Dior born 2338 738 Náin II born 2340 740 Buckland is settled, Brandy Hall constructed 2365 765 Arahad I born 2375 775 Denethor I born 2385 785 Death of Glóin 2395 795 Death of Hador, Barahir becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2410 810 Boromir born 2412 812 Death of Barahir, Dior becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2431 831 Aragost born 2435 835 Death of Dior. Denethor I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2440 840 Dáin I born 2449 849 Cirion born 2450 850 Borin born 2455 855 Death of Araglas. Arahad I becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2459 859 Léod born 2460 860 Sauron returns to Dol Guldur, The Watchful Peace ends 2463 864 Formation of the White Council, The One Ring discovered by Déagol who is slain by Sméagol 2470 870 Sméagol hides in Goblin-town 2475 875 Boromir defends Osgiliath 2477 877 Death of Denethor I, Boromir becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2480 880 Hallas born, Orcs make secret strongholds in the Misty Mountains. Sauron sends Orcs to Moria 2485 885 Eorl born 2488 888 Death of Óin 2489 889 Death of Boromir. Cirion becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2497 897 Aravorn born T.A. S.R. Event 2501 901 Death of Léod whilst trying to tame the horse Felaróf. Eorl becomes Lord of the Éothéod at age sixteen and tames Felaróf, first of the Mearas 2509 909 Celebrían poisoned by an Orc wound 2510 970 Celebrían sails over Sea. Battle of the Field of Celebrant, Oaths of Cirion and Eorl. Calenardhon ceded to Éothéod, Eorl becomes the first King of Rohan. Cirion moves the Tomb of Elendil to Minas Tirith 2511 911 Construction begins on the Beacon Towers 2512 912 Brego born 2515 915 Húrin II born 2523 923 Death of Arahad I, Aragost becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2542 942 Thrór born 2544 944 Aldor born 2545 945 Death of Eorl, Brego takes sceptre of Rohan, Belecthor I born 2546 946 Brego drives the Easterlings from the Wold 2552 952 Frór born 2560 960 Farin born 2563 963 Arahad II born, Grór born 2567 967 Death of Cirion, Hallas becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2569 969 Brego completes Meduseld 2570 970 Baldor enters the Paths of the Dead, Death of Brego, Aldor takes sceptre of Rohan, Fréa born, Dragons reappear in Ered Mithrin 2576 976 Orodreth born 2585 985 Death of Náin II 2588 988 Death of Aragost, Aravorn becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2589 989 Deaths of Dáin I and Frór 2590 990 Thrór returns to Erebor and becomes King under the Mountain, Grór goes to the Iron Hills 2594 994 Fréawine born 2600 1000 Ecthelion I born 2605 1005 Death of Hallas, Húrin II becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2619 1019 Goldwine born 2620 1020 Isengrim Took II born 2626 1026 Egalmoth born 2628 1028 Arassuil born, Death of Húrin II, Belecthor I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2644 1044 Thráin II born, Déor born 2645 1045 Death of Aldor, Fréa takes sceptre of Rohan 2654 1054 Death of Aravorn, Arahad II becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2655 1055 Death of Belecthor I, Orodreth becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor, Beren born 2659 1059 Death of Fréa, Fréawine takes sceptre of Rohan 2662 1062 Fundin born 2665 1065 Náin born 2666 1066 Isumbras Took III born 2668 1068 Gram born 2670 1070 Tobold Hornblower plants Pipe-weed 2671 1071 Gróin born 2680 1080 Death of Fréawine, Goldwine takes sceptre of Rohan 2683 1083 Great Smials constructed 2685 1085 Death of Orodreth, Ecthelion I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2691 1091 Helm born 2693 1093 Arathorn I born 2698 1098 Ecthelion I rebuilds the White Tower in Minas Tirith, Death of Ecthelion I, Egalmoth becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2699 1099 Death of Goldwine, Déor takes sceptre of Rohan 2700 1100 Beregond born 2701 1101 Ferumbras Took II born 2704 1104 Bandobras Took born 2710 1110 Dunlendings capture Isengard 2711 1111 Death of Borin 2718 1118 Death of Déor, Gram becomes King of Rohan 2719 1119 Death of Arahad II, Arassuil becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2722 1122 Death of Isengrim Took II, Isumbras Took III becomes Thain of the Shire 2726 1126 Fréaláf born 2731 1131 Gundolpho Bolger born 2734 1134 Gormadoc Brandybuck born 2740 1140 Orcs invade Eriador 2741 1141 Death of Gram, Helm becomes King of Rohan 2743 1143 Death of Egalmoth, Beren becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2745 1145 Orcs invade Eriador, Fortinbras Took I born 2746 1146 Thorin II Oakenshield born 2747 1147 Battle of Greenfields, Death of Golfimbul 2748 1148 Orcs driven from Eriador 2751 1151 Frerin born 2752 1152 Belecthor II born, Brytta born 2754 1154 Death of Freca 2757 1157 Argonui born 2758 1158 Haven of Umbar attacks Gondor, Easterlings and Dunlendings invade Rohan, Edoras siezed, Gandalf aids the Shire, Long Winter begins, Deaths of Haleth and Háma 2759 1159 Saruman gains the keys to Orthanc, Edoras recaptured, End of Long Winter, Death of Isumbras Took III, Ferumbras Took II becomes Thain of the Shire, Death of Helm Hammerhand, Fréaláf Hildeson (son of Hild, sister of Helm) takes sceptre of Rohan 2760 1160 Dís born, Hamfast of Gamwich born 2763 1163 Death of Beren, Beregond becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor, Balin born 2767 1167 Dáin II Ironfoot born, Balbo Baggins born, Bosco Boffin born 2769 1169 Basso Boffin born 2770 1170 Destruction of Dale, Smaug takes Erebor, Briffo Boffin born 2772 1172 Dwalin born, Berylla Boffin (Baggins) born 2774 1174 Óin born, Gundahar Bolger born 2775 1175 Madoc Brandybuck born 2778 1178 Rudolph Bolger born 2779 1179 Sadoc Brandybuck born 2780 1180 Walda born, Gundahad Bolger born 2782 1182 Thorondir born, Marroc Brandybuck born 2783 1183 Glóin born 2784 1184 Death of Arassuil, Arathorn I becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain 2789 1189 Thrór departs with Nár 2790 1190 Death of Thrór, Dwarves prepare for war, Gerontius Took born 2793 1193 War of the Dwarves and Orcs begins 2798 1198 Death of Fréaláf Hildeson, Brytta takes sceptre of Rohan 2799 1199 Battle of Nanduhirion, Deaths of Azog, Náin, Frerin and Fundin, War of the Dwarves and Orcs ends 2800 1200 Orcs invade Rohan, Wiseman Gamwich born 2801 1201 Death of Ferumbras Took II, Fortinbras Took I becomes Thain of the Shire 2802 1202 Thráin II and Thorin II Oakenshield come to Ered Luin 2803 1203 Death of Farin 2804 1204 Folca born 2805 1205 Death of Grór 2806 1206 Death of Bandobras Took 2807 1207 Mungo Baggins born 2810 1208 Fastolph Bolger born 2811 1211 Death of Beregond, Belecthor II becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2812 1212 Pansy Baggins (Bolger) born, Otto Boffin born 2815 1215 Túrin II born, Adalgar Bolger born 2816 1216 Ponto Baggins born 2817 1217 Marmadoc Brandybuck born 2818 1218 Adaldrida Bolger (Brandybuck) born 2820 1220 Arador born, Largo Baggins born, Cottar (sire of the Cottons) born 2822 1222 Lily Baggins (Goodbody) born, Gundabald Bolger born 2826 1226 Salvia Brandybuck (Bolger) born 2827 1227 Aglahad born 2830 1230 Folcwine born, Death of Gundolpho Bolger 2832 1232 Isengrim Took III born 2836 1236 Death of Gormadoc Brandybuck, Madoc Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland 2838 1238 Isumbras Took IV born 2840 1240 Hildigrim Took born 2841 1241 Thráin II begins wanderings Balin and Dwalin 2842 1242 Isembold Took born, Death of Brytta, Walda takes sceptre of Rohan 2844 1244 Hildifons Took born 2845 1245 Thráin II captured and Ring of Durin taken, Gandalf enters Moria 2846 1246 Bungo Baggins born, Hob Gammidge born 2847 1247 Isembard Took born 2848 1248 Death of Arathorn I, Argonui becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain, Death of Fortinbras Took I, Gerontius Took becomes Thain of the Shire 2849 1249 Hildibrand Took born, Rowan Greenhand born 2850 1250 Gandalf secretly enters Dol Guldur, Death of Thráin II 2851 1251 White Council meets to discuss Dol Guldur, Saruman learns of Hobbits, Halfred Greenhand born, Death of Walda, Folca takes sceptre of Rohan 2852 1252 Belladonna Took (Baggins) born. White Tree of Gondor dies 2854 1254 Erling Greenhand born, Hugo Boffin born 2855 1255 Turgon born, Rudigar Bolger born 2856 1256 Belba Baggins (Bolger) born, Rosa Baggins (Took) born, Donnamira Took (Boffin) born, Death of Bosco Boffin 2857 1257 Uffo Boffin born 2858 1258 Folcred and Fastred born 2859 1259 Fíli born, Hending Greenhand born 2860 1260 Longo Baggins born, Mirabella Took (Brandybuck) born, Rollo Boffin born, Gorbadoc Brandybuck born, Cotman Cotton born, Rudibert Bolger born 2861 1261 Theobald Bolger born 2862 1262 Linda Baggins (Proudfoot) born, Isengar Took born, Rose Greenhand (Cotton) born 2863 1263 Carl Cotton born 2864 1264 Orc raids in Rohan cease, Kíli born, Bingo Baggins born, Ruby Bolger (Baggins) born, Fosco Baggins born, Death of Folca, Folcwine takes sceptre of Rohan 2865 1265 Primrose Boffin (Bracegirdle) born 2866 1266 Angelimir born, Thorin III Stonehelm born 2868 1268 Orgulas Brandybuck born 2870 1270 Fengel born 2872 1272 Death of Belecthor II, Thorondir becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2873 1273 Arathorn II born 2875 1275 Death of Gundahar Bolger 2877 1277 Death of Madoc Brandybuck, Marmadoc Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland 2878 1278 Fortinbras Took II born 2879 1279 Gimli born 2880 1280 Adalgrim Took born 2882 1282 Death of Thorondir, Túrin II becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor 2885 1285 Haradrim attack, Deaths of Folcred and Fastred, Hobson Gamgee born 2886 1286 Ecthelion II born 2887 1287 Flambard Took born 2890 1290 Bilbo Baggins born, Sigismond Took born 2892 1292 Holman Greenhand born 2894 1294 Jago Boffin born 2895 1295 Herugar Bolger born 2897 1297 Jessamine Boffin (Bolger) born T.A. S.R. Event 2900 1300 Deaths of Mungo Baggins and Otto Boffin, Gruffo Boffin born 2901 1301 Ithilien deserted, Henneth Annûn constructed, Holman Cotton born, Adalbert Bolger born 2902 1302 Posco Baggins born, Dora Baggins born, Rorimac Brandybuck born 2903 1303 Falco Chubb-Baggins born, Death of Folcwine, Fengel takes sceptre of Rohan 2904 1304 Odo Proudfoot born, Amaranth Brandybuck born, Wilibald Bolger born, Gerda Boffin (Bolger) born 2905 1305 Thengel born 2906 1306 Prisca Baggins (Bolger) born 2907 1307 Gilraen born 2908 1308 Drogo Baggins born, Saradas Brandybuck born 2910 1310 Otho Sackville-Baggins born, Death of Marmadoc Brandybuck, Gorbadoc Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland 2911 1311 Dudo Baggins born, Death of Ponto Baggins, The Fell Winter, Wolves invade Eriador, Dodinas Brandybuck born 2912 1312 Devestating floods in Minhiriath and Enedwaith, Death of Argonui, Arador becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain, Tharbad deserted, Deaths of Largo Baggins and Lily Baggins (Goodbody) 2913 1313 Asphodel Brandybuck (Burrows) born, Bruno Bracegirdle born 2914 1314 Death of Túrin II, Turgon becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor, Death of Adalgar Bolger 2916 1316 Ferumbras Took III born, Dinodas Brandybuck born 2917 1317 Adrahil II born 2920 1320 Death of Gerontius Took, Primula Brandybuck (Baggins) born, Isengrim Took III becomes Thain of the Shire 2922 1322 Morwen born 2923 1323 Death of Gróin, Andwise Roper born 2926 1326 Death of Bungo Baggins 2928 1328 Adelard Took born 2929 1329 Arathorn II weds Gilraen 2930 1330 Death of Arador, Arathorn II becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain, Denethor II born, Deaths of Merimac Brandybuck, Isengrim Took III, Isumbras Took IV becomes Thain of the Shire 2931 1331 Aragorn born 2932 1332 Death of Aglahad, Angelimir becomes Prince of Dol Amroth 2933 1333 Death of Arathorn II, Aragorn becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain, Paladin Took II born 2934 1334 Deaths of Hildibrand Took and Belladonna Took (Baggins) 2935 1335 Odovacar Bolger born 2936 1336 Esmeralda Took (Brandybuck) born 2937 1337 Vigo Boffin born 2938 1338 Rosamunda Took (Bolger) born 2939 1339 Saruman discovers Sauron is searching the Gladden Fields, Death of Isumbras Took IV, Fortinbras Took II becomes Thain of the Shire 2940 1340 Ferdinand Took born, Saradoc Brandybuck born 2941 1341 Bilbo gains the One Ring, Sauron driven from Dol Guldur, Thorin II Oakenshield becomes King of Erebor, Battle of Five Armies, Dáin II becomes King of Erebor, Deaths of Hildigrim Took, Fíli, Kíli, Bolg, Smaug and Thorin II Oakenshield 2942 1342 Sauron returns to Mordor, Merimac Brandybuck born, Filibert Bolger born 2943 1343 Marmadas Brandybuck born, Thengel weds Morwen 2944 1344 Dale rebuilt, Gollum begins his hunt, Poppy Chubbs-Baggins (Bolger) born, Griffo Boffin born 2945 1345 Death of Hugo Boffin 2946 1346 Olo Proudfoot born, Ponto Baggins born, Wilcome I Cotton born, Deaths of Isembold Took and Isembard Took 2947 1347 Milo Burrows born, Wilimar Bolger born 2948 1348 Théoden born, Porto Baggins born, Seredic Brandybuck born, Death of Donnamira Took (Boffin) and Rudigar Bolger 2949 1349 Gandalf and Balin visit the Shire 2950 1350 Finduilas born. Death of Longo Baggins, Peony Baggins (Burrows) born, Daisy Baggins (Boffin) born, Hugo Bracegirdle born 2951 1351 Sauron reopens Dol Guldur, Construction begins on Barad-dûr, Heribald Bolger born 2953 1353 Last meeting of the White Council, Death of Turgon, Ecthelion II becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor, Saruman begins to fortify Isengard, Death of Fengel, Thengel takes sceptre of Rohan 2954 1354 Orodruin re-awakens, Hilda Bracegirdle (Brandybuck) born 2955 1355 Imrahil born 2956 1356 Aragorn meets Gandalf, Deaths of Belba Baggins (Bolger) and Rosa Baggins (Took) 2957 1357 Aragorn begins his great journeys as Thorongil 2960 1360 Deaths of Bingo Baggins, Fosco Baggins, Mirabella Took (Brandybuck), Nora Bolger born, Isengar Took born 2961 1361 Anson Roper born 2963 1363 Théodwyn born, Deaths of Linda Baggins (Proudfoot), Gorbadoc Brandybuck, Rorimac Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland 2964 1364 Lotho Sackville-Baggins born 2965 1365 Hamson Gamgee born 2968 1368 Frodo Baggins born 2969 1369 Reginard Took born, Halfred Gamgee born 2972 1372 Daisy Gamgee born 2975 1375 Pearl Took born 2976 1376 Denethor II weds Finduilas, May Gamgee born 2977 1377 Death of Angelimir, Adrahil II becomes Prince of Dol Amroth 2978 1378 Boromir born, Théodred born, Death of Elfhild, Folco Boffin born 2979 1379 Pimpernel Took born 2980 1380 Adventures of Thorongil end, Aragorn and Arwen betrothed, Gollum meets Shelob, Death of Thengel, Théoden takes sceptre of Rohan, Fredegar Bolger born, Samwise Gamgee born, Death of Fortinbras Took II, Ferumbras Took III becomes Thain of the Shire, Everard Took born, Berilac Brandybuck born, Tolman Cotton Junior born, Deaths of Drogo Baggins and Primula Brandybuck (Baggins) 2981 1381 Angelica Baggins born, Merimas Brandybuck born 2982 1382 Death of Adalgrim Took 2983 1383 Faramir born, Mentha Brandybuck born, Marigold Gamgee (Cotton) born 2984 1384 Death of Ecthelion II, Denethor becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor, Rose Cotton (Gamgee) born, Wilcome II Cotton born, Death of Hobson Gamgee, Denethor II begins to use the Anor-stone 2985 1385 Pervinca Took born, Estella Bolger (Brandybuck) born, Melilot Brandybuck born 2986 1386 Bowman Cotton born, Death of Jago Boffin 2987 1387 Elphir born, Mosco Burrows born 2988 1388 Death of Finduilas, Tosto Boffin born 2989 1389 Death of Flambard Took, Doderic Brandybuck born, Carl 'Nibs' Cotton born, Éomund weds Théodwyn, Balin's expedition to Moria 2990 1390 Saruman begins breeding Orcs, Erchirion born, Sancho Proudfoot born, Peregrin Took born, Death of Herugar Bolger 2991 1391 Éomer born, Moro Burrows born, Ilberic Brandybuck born, Death of Sigismond Took 2993 1393 Myrtle Burrows born 2994 1394 Destruction of Balin's colony, deaths of Balin, Óin and Ori, Amrothos born, Celandine Brandybuck born 2995 1395 Éowyn born, Diamond of Long Cleeve (Took) born 2996 1396 Minto Burrows born 2997 1397 Death of Adalbert Bolger 2999 1399 Lothíriel born, Deaths of Falco Chubb-Baggins, Gruffo Boffin and Dodinas Brandybuck 3000 1400 Saruman ensnared by Sauron, Death of Wilibald Bolger 3001 1401 Gandalf begins to suspect the One Ring is in the Shire, Bilbo's birthday feast 3002 1402 Deaths of Éomund and Théodwyn, Bilbo comes to Imladris 3003 1403 Bilbo Baggins begins work on his Translations from the Elvish. 3004 1404 Gandalf begins to visit the Shire on a regular basis, Death of Gerda Boffin (Bolger) 3005 1405 Death of Odo Proudfoot 3006 1406 Death of Dora Baggins 3007 1407 Brand takes sceptre of Dale 3008 1408 Gandalf's regular visits to the Shire end, Death of Rorimac Brandybuck, Saradoc Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland 3009 1409 Arwen returns to Imladris, Gandalf and Aragorn hunt for Gollum, Death of Dudo Baggins 3010 1410 Death of Adrahil II, Imrahil becomes Prince of Dol Amroth, Deaths of Bruno Bracegirdle and Dinodas Brandybuck 3012 1412 Deaths of Otho Sackville-Baggins, and Asphodel Brandybuck (Burrows) 3014 1414 Gríma Wormtongue becomes chief council for Théoden 3015 1415 Death of Ferumbras Took III, Paladin Took II becomes Thain of the Shire 3017 1417 Gollum captured and taken to Barad-dûr, Alphros born, Éomer becomes Marshal, Gandalf reads the scroll in Minas Tirith 3018 1418 Thranduil assailed by Orcs, Osgiliath taken, Gollum hides in Moria, Sauron learns of the treachery of Saruman, 3019 1419 Deaths of Gollum, Boromir, Denethor II, Dáin II, Brand, Lotho Sackville-Baggins, Saruman, Théoden, Nazgûl destroyed, One Ring destroyed, End of Sauron, Bard II becomes King of Dale, Thorin III Stonehelm becomes King of Erebor, Aragorn takes the name Aragorn II, Aragorn II takes the Sceptre of the Reunited Kingdom, Mirkwood renamed Eryn Lasgalen, East Lórien founded 3020 1420 Drúedain destroy remnant of Saruman's Orcs, Faramir and Éowyn wed, Samwise weds Rose Cotton, Death of Lobelia Bracegirdle (Sackville-Baggins) 3021 1421 Elrond, Galadriel, Gandalf, Bilbo and Frodo pass over the Sea T.A. S.R. Event The Fourth Age Fourth Age Year Event 1 Éomer and Lothíriel wed Elanor Gardner born About this time Legolas and Gimli lead part of their peoples to Gondor. 3 Death of Adelard Took, Frodo Gardner born 5 Rose Gardner born 6 Will Whitfoot resigns and Samwise is elected Mayor, Merry Gardner born. Peregrin Took marries Diamond of Long Cleeve. King Elessar issues an edict that Men are not to enter the Drúadan Forest and Shire, and he makes it a Free Land under the protection of the Northern Sceptre. 8 Pippin Gardner is born. 9 Faramir Took I, son of Peregrin born. 10 Goldilocks Gardner born, Death of Odovacar Bolger Death of Vigo Boffin 11 Death of the Saradoc Brandybuck. Meriadoc becomes Master of Buckland and great gifts are sent to him by King Éomer and Lady Éowyn of Ithilien. Hamfast Gardner born 12 Daisy Gardner born, Death of Filibert Bolger 13 Death of Paladin Took II. Peregrin Took becomes the Thain and King Elessar makes the Thain, the Master of Buckland and the Mayor to be Counsellors of the North-kingdom. Samwise elected Mayor for the second time 15 King Elessar rides north and dwells for a while in Annúminas by Lake Evendim. He comes to the Brandywine Bridge, and there greets his friends. He gives the Star of the Dúnedain to Master Samwise, and Elanor is made a maid of honour to Queen Arwen. Deaths of Glóin and Olo Proudfoot. Primrose Gardner born 16 Bilbo Gardner born 18 Ruby Gardner born 19 Robin Gardner born 20 Eldarion, son of Elessar and Arwen born. Samwise elected Mayor for the third time 21 Samwise, Rose and Elanor ride to Gondor; Master Tolman Cotton acts as deputy Mayor. Tolman Gardner born. 22 Samwise, Rose and Elanor leave Gondor. 27 Samwise elected Mayor for the fourth time 30 Elanor Gardner weds Fastred of Greenholm on the Far Downs. 31 The Westmarch becomes a part of the Shire by the gift of the King. Many hobbits remove to it. 33 Death of Imrahil. Elphir becomes Prince of Dol Amroth. Elfstan Fairbairn born son of Fastred and Elanor 34 Fastred and Elanor make their dwelling at Undertowers on the Tower Hills, where their descendants, the Fairbairns of the Towers, dwelt for many generations. Samwise elected Mayor for the fifth time. At his request the Thain makes Fastred Warden of Westmarch 41 Holfast Gardner born 42 Samwise elected Mayor for the sixth time 42 Faramir Took I weds Goldilocks Gardner 48 Samwise becomes Mayor for seventh and final time 61 Death of Rose Gamgee on Midyear's Day. On September 22 Samwise rides out from Bag End and he comes to the Tower Hills, where he is last seen by Elanor. He gives her the Red Book afterwards kept by the Fairbairns. Samwise passed the Towers, went to the Grey Havens and passed over Sea, last of the Ring-bearers. 65 (Spring) Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin Took depart from the Shire and travel into the south. Faramir Took I succeeds his father Peregrin as Thain of the Shire. Meriadoc came to Edoras and was with King Éomer before he died in that autumn. Then he and Thain Peregrin went to Gondor and passed what short years were left to them in that realm, until they died and were laid in Rath Dínen among the great of Gondor. Elfwine becomes King of Rohan 67 Death of Prince Elphir. Alphros becomes Prince of Dol Amroth. 81 Harding of the Hill (Harding Gardner) born 83 Death of Faramir. Elboron becomes Prince of Ithilien and Steward of the Reunited Kingdom 91 Apparent death of Dwalin at 340 years of age. 95 Death of Alphros 120 March 1st: King Elessar dies. It is said that the beds of Meriadoc and Peregrin were set beside the bed of the great king. Eldarion becomes King of Gondor and Arnor. Legolas builds a grey ship in Ithilien, and with Gimli sails down Anduin and so over Sea. End in Middle-earth of the Fellowship of the Ring. 121 Death of Arwen Undómiel in Lórien 172 A copy of the Red Book of Westmarch is completed in Gondor by Findegil, the King's Writer. 185 Death of Harding of the Hill, Samwise Gamgee's heir. 220 The New Shadow arises. Death of Eldarion? ??? Durin VII retakes Moria
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