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Third Age 1896

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Third Age 1896 (abbreviated to T.A. 1896) is the 1896th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 1896 was also known as S.R. 296 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil", p. 201