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1953

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* '''?''' - [[Wayne G. Hammond]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Wayne G. Hammond]] is born.
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''24''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 136]].
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* '''[[March 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 136]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 137]].
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* '''[[April 11|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 137]].
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University on the religious themes adultery, temptation and repentance in ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''.
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* '''[[April 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University on the religious themes adultery, temptation and repentance in ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''.
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[June 11|1]]''' - ''[[Pearl (E.V. Gordon)|Pearl]]'', edited by [[E.V. Gordon]] and including a contribution by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
* '''[[June 11|1]]''' - ''[[Pearl (E.V. Gordon)|Pearl]]'', edited by [[E.V. Gordon]] and including a contribution by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
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==August==
 
==August==
*'''4''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is angry over the fact that an editor at [[Allen and Unwin]] has corrected dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin.  
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*'''[[August 4|4]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is angry over the fact that an editor at [[Allen and Unwin]] has corrected dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin.  
* '''8''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 139]].
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* '''[[August 8|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 139]].
*'''17''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[letter 140|agrees]] with [[Rayner Unwin]] on the book titles for his sequel to ''[[The Hobbit]]'': they will be ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', ''[[The Two Towers]]'' and ''[[The Return of the King]]''.  
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*'''[[August 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[letter 140|agrees]] with [[Rayner Unwin]] on the book titles for his sequel to ''[[The Hobbit]]'': they will be ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', ''[[The Two Towers]]'' and ''[[The Return of the King]]''.  
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''9''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 141]].
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* '''[[October 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 141]].
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Essays and Studies 1953]]'', including ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Essays and Studies 1953]]'', including ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
  
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''23''' - Composer [[Johan de Meij]] is born.
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* '''[[November 23|23]]''' - Composer [[Johan de Meij]] is born.
 
==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[December 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 142]].
 
* '''[[December 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 142]].

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