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Years of the Lamps

All dates in this section are approximate
Years of the Lamps
Valian Year Event
Ainulindalë: The Valar, Maiar, and Melkor enter .
1–1499 The First War and the Marring of Arda.
1500 Tulkas enters 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
Year S.R. 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 Eärendil of Gondor born.
87 Eldacar (King of Arnor) of Arnor born.
109 Elrond and Celebrían wed.
130 Elladan and Elrohir born.
136 Anardil of Gondor born.
158 Death of King Meneldil: Cemendur becomes the fourth King of Gondor.
185 Arantar born.
222 Ostoher born.
238 Death of King Cemendur: Eärendil becomes the fifth King of Gondor.
241 Arwen Undómiel born.
249 Death of King [[Valandil (King of Arnor)|]: Eldacar becomes the fourth King of Arnor.
280 Tarcil born.
310 Tarostar born.
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 Tarondor of Arnor born.
397 Turambar of Gondor born.
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 Valandur born.
480 Atanatar I born.
490 First invasion of Easterlings.
492 Death of King Ostoher: Tarostar (Rómendacil I) becomes the eighth King of Gondor.
500 Rómendacil I defeats the Easterlings.
515 Death of King Tarcil: Tarondor becomes the seventh King of Arnor.
541 Death of King Tarostar (Rómendacil I): Turambar becomes the ninth King of Gondor.
552 Elendur of Arnor born.
570 Siriondil of Gondor born.
602 Death of King Tarondor: Valandur becomes the eighth King of Arnor.
640 Eärendur born.
652 Death of King Valandur: Elendur becomes the ninthKing of Arnor.
654 Tarannon born.
667 Death of King Turambar: Atanatar I becomes the tenth King of Gondor.
726 Amlaith of Fornost born.
736 Eärnil I born.
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 Beleg born.
820 Ciryandil born.
830 Death of King Siriondil: Tarannon Falastur becomes the twelfth King of Gondor, beginning the line of Ship-kings.
861 Death of King Eärendur of Arnor: Division of Arnor into Arthedain, Rhudaur, and Cardolan; Eärendur's eldest son, Amlaith of Fornost, becomes the first King of Arthedain.
895 Mallor born.
899 Ciryaher born.
913 Death of King Tarannon Falastur: Eärnil I becomes the thirteenth King of Gondor.
933 Haven of Umbar seized by Eärnil I.
936 Drowning of King Eärnil I: Ciryandil becomes the fourteenth King of Gondor.
946 Death of King Amlaith: Beleg becomes the second King of Arthedain.
977 Atanatar II Alcarin born.
979 Celepharn born.
1,000 About this time the Istari first appear in Middle-earth.
1,015 Death of King Ciryandil: Ciryaher becomes the fifteenth King of Gondor
1,029 Death of King Beleg: Mallor becomes the third King of Arthedain.
1,049 Narmacil I born.
1,050 Hyarmendacil I conquers Harad. 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.
1,058 Calmacil of Gondor born.
1,062 Celebrindor born.
1,100 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.
1,110 Death of King Mallor: Celepharn becomes the fourth King of Arthedain.
1,126 Minalcar born (Rómendacil II).
1,144 Malvegil born.
1,149 Death of King Hyarmendacil I: Atanatar II Alcarin becomes the sixteenth King of Gondor.
1,150 About this time, the Fallohides enter Eriador, and the Stoors come over the Redhorn Pass and move to the Angle, or to Dunland.
1,191 Death of King Celepharn: Celebrindor becomes the fifth King of Arthedain.
1,194 Valacar born.
1,226 Death of King Atanatar II Alcarin: Narmacil I becomes the seventeenth King of Gondor.
Argeleb I born.
1,240 Minalcar (Rómendacil II) made Regent of Gondor by his uncle King Narmacil II.
1,248 Minalcar defeats a large army of Easterlings. He takes the name Rómendacil.
About this time, construction on the Argonath begins.
1,250 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.
1,254 Valacar weds Vidumavi, daughter of King Vidugavia of Rhovanion[source?]
1,255 Vinitharya (Eldacar) born.
1,259 Castamir born.
1,260 Valacar recalled from Rhovanion to return to Gondor.
1,272 Death of King Celebrindor: Malvegil becomes the sixth King of Arthedain.
1,294 Death of King Narmacil I: Calmacil becomes the eighteenth King of Gondor.
1,300 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.
1,304 Death of King Calmacil: Rómendacil II becomes the nineteenth King of Gondor. He breaks the Tradition of Isildur.[source?]
1,309 Arveleg I born.
1,330 Aldamir born
1,344 Death of Galadwen (Vidumavi)
1,349 Death of Malvegil, Argeleb I becomes King of Arnor,
1,356 Death of Argeleb I, Arveleg I becomes King of Arnor, Some Stoors return to the Gladden Fields
1,366 Death of Rómendacil II, Valacar becomes King of Gondor
1,391 Araphor born, Vinyarion born
1,409 The Witch-king invades Arnor, Death of Arveleg I. Araphor becomes King of Arnor, Destruction of Amon Sûl
1,432 Death of Valacar, Eldacar (Vinitharya) becomes King of Gondor. Kin-Strife begins in Gondor
1,437 Eldacar deposed by Castamir. Osgiliath-stone lost in Anduin
1,446 Death of Ornendil
1,447 Death of Castamir. Eldacar regains kingship of Gondor. Battle of Erui, Siege of Pelargir
1,448 Rebels of Castamir seize the Haven of Umbar
1,454 Minardil born
1,473 Argeleb II born
1,490 Death of Eldacar. Aldamir becomes King of Gondor
1,516 Telemnar born
1,540 Death of Aldamir. Vinyarion becomes King of Gondor
1,551 Vinyarion assumes name of Hyarmendacil II
1,553 Arvegil born
1,577 Tarondor born
1,589 Death of Araphor, Argeleb II becomes King of Arnor
1,601 1 Creation of the Shire; the count of years in Shire Reckoning begins with year 1.
1,621 21 Death of Hyarmendacil II. Minardil becomes King of Gondor
1,630 30 Stoors from Dunland settle in the Shire
1,632 32 Telumehtar born
1,633 33 Arveleg II born
1,634 34 Death of Minardil. Telemnar becomes King of Gondor
1,635 35 Great Plague hits Rhovanion
1,636 36 Death of Telemnar, The White Tree withers and dies, Barrow-wights inhabit Tyrn Gorthad, Tarondor becomes King of Gondor
1,640 40 Capitol is moved to Minas Anor, Osgiliath in ruins, Mordor left unguarded, Seedling of the White Tree is planted in Minas Anor
1,670 70 Death of Argeleb II. Arvegil becomes King of Arnor
1,684 84 Narmacil II born
1,711 111 Araval born
1,731 131 Durin VI born
1,736 136 Calimehtar born
1,743 143 Death of Arvegil. Arveleg II becomes King of Arnor
1,770 170 Marhari born
1,787 187 Ondoher born
1,789 189 Araphant born
1,798 198 Death of Tarondor. Telumehtar becomes King of Gondor
1,810 210 Telumehtar conquers the Haven of Umbar and takes the name Umbardacil
1,812 212 Marhwini born
1,813 213 Death of Arveleg II, Araval becomes King of Arnor
1,832 232 Náin I born
1,850 250 Death of Telumehtar. Narmacil II becomes King of Gondor
1,851 251 Angmar temporarily defeated, Easterlings attack Gondor
1,856 256 Deaths of Narmacil II and Marhari in the Battle of the Plains, loss of eastern provinces of Gondor. Calimehtar becomes King of Gondor
1,857 257 Marhwini leads Northmen refugees out of Rhovanion to the Vales of Anduin where they become the Éothéod
1,864 264 Arvedui born
1,865 265 Forthwini born
1,879 279 Pelendur born
1,883 283 Eärnil II born
1,891 291 Death of Araval, Araphant becomes King of Arnor
1,896 296 Fíriel born
1,899 299 Peace on Gondor's eastern front as the Easterlings are defeated
1,900 300 Calimehtar buils the White Tower in Minas Anor
1,905 305 Death of Marhwini, Forthwini becomes Lord of the Éothéod
1,919 319 Vorondil born
1,928 328 Eärnur born
1,934 334 Thráin I born
1,936 336 Death of Calimehtar. Ondoher becomes King of Gondor
1,938 338 Aranarth born, Vorondil creates the Horn of Araw
1,940 340 Frumgar born. Gondor and Arnor form an alliance, Arvedui weds Fíriel
1,944 344 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
1,945 345 Eärnil II is chosen King of Gondor
1,950 350 Imrazôr born, Death of Forthwini
1,960 360 Mardil Voronwë born
1,964 364 Death of Araphant. Arvedui becomes King of Arnor
1,967 367 Fram born
1,974 374 Destruction of the Kingdom of Arnor
1,975 375 Drowning of Arvedui with two palantiri. Angmar destroyed. Frumgar becomes Lord of the Éothéod
1,976 376 Aranarth becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
1,977 377 Frumgar drives remnant of Angmar army from the northern vales of Anduin
1,979 379 Bucca of the Marish becomes first Thain of the Shire
1,980 380 Nazgûl gather in Mordor, Balrog awakes in Khazad-dûm. Death of Durin VI, Náin I becomes King of Durin's folk
1,981 381 Death of Náin I. Dwarves flee Moria, Deaths of Amroth and Nimrodel, Silvan Elves flee south, Galadriel and Celeborn return to Laurelindórenan
1,998 398 Death of Pelendur. Stewardship of Gondor becomes hereditary
1,999 399 Eradan born, Erebor founded, Arkenstone discovered
2,000 400 Thráin I abandons Erebor for the Ered Mithrin
2,001 401 Death of Frumgar, Fram becomes Lord of the Éothéod
2,002 402 Capture of Minas Ithil and it's palantir, Minas Anor renamed Minas Tirith
2,004 404 Galador and Gilmith born
2,012 412 Arahael born, Death of Fram
2,029 429 Death of Vorondil
2,035 435 Thorin I born
2,037 437 Herion born
2,043 443 Death of Eärnil II, Eärnur becomes King of Gondor. The Witch-king issues a challenge to Eärnur.
2,050 450 Second challenge issued to Eärnur. Death of Eärnur. Mardil Voronwë becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,060 460 The Wise fear Sauron is active in Dol Guldur
2,063 463 Sauron flees Dol Guldur, The Watchful Peace begins
2,074 474 Belegorn born
2,076 476 Death of Imrazôr
2,080 480 Death of Mardil Voronwë, Eradan becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,084 480 Aranuir born
2,106 506 Death of Aranarth, Arahael becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,116 516 Death of Eradan, Herion becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,124 524 Húrin I born
2,129 529 Death of Galador
2,136 536 Glóin born
2,148 548 Death of Herion, Belegorn becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,156 556 Aravir born
2,165 565 Túrin I born
2,177 577 Death of Arahael, Aranuir becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,190 590 Death of Thráin I
2,204 604 Death of Belegorn, Húrin I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,210 610 Thorin I goes to the Grey Mountains
2,227 627 Aragorn I born
2,238 638 Óin born
2,244 644 Death of Húrin I. Túrin I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,245 645 Hador born
2,247 647 Death of Aranuir, Aravir becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,278 378 Death of Túrin I, Hador becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,289 689 Death of Thorin I
2,290 690 Barahir born
2,296 696 Araglas born
2,319 719 Death of Aravir, Aragorn I becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,327 727 Death of Aragorn I, Araglas becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,328 728 Dior born
2,338 738 Náin II born
2,340 740 Buckland is settled, Brandy Hall constructed
2,365 765 Arahad I born
2,375 775 Denethor I born
2,385 785 Death of Glóin
2,395 795 Death of Hador, Barahir becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,410 810 Boromir born
2,412 812 Death of Barahir, Dior becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,431 831 Aragost born
2,435 835 Death of Dior. Denethor I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,440 840 Dáin I born
2,449 849 Cirion born
2,450 850 Borin born
2,455 855 Death of Araglas. Arahad I becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,459 859 Léod born
2,460 860 Sauron returns to Dol Guldur, The Watchful Peace ends
2,463 864 Formation of the White Council, The One Ring discovered by Déagol who is slain by Sméagol
2,470 870 Sméagol hides in Goblin-town
2,475 875 Boromir defends Osgiliath
2,477 877 Death of Denethor I, Boromir becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,480 880 Hallas born, Orcs make secret strongholds in the Misty Mountains. Sauron sends Orcs to Moria
2,485 885 Eorl born
2,488 888 Death of Óin
2,489 889 Death of Boromir. Cirion becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,497 897 Aravorn born
2,501 901 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
2,509 909 Celebrían poisoned by an Orc wound
2,510 970 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
2,511 911 Construction begins on the Beacon Towers
2,512 912 Brego born
2,515 915 Húrin II born
2,523 923 Death of Arahad I, Aragost becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,542 942 Thrór born
2,544 944 Aldor born
2,545 945 Death of Eorl, Brego takes sceptre of Rohan, Belecthor I born
2,546 946 Brego drives the Easterlings from the Wold
2,552 952 Frór born
2,560 960 Farin born
2,563 963 Arahad II born, Grór born
2,567 967 Death of Cirion, Hallas becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,569 969 Brego completes Meduseld
2,570 970 Baldor enters the Paths of the Dead, Death of Brego, Aldor takes sceptre of Rohan, Fréa born, Dragons reappear in Ered Mithrin
2,576 976 Orodreth born
2,585 985 Death of Náin II
2,588 988 Death of Aragost, Aravorn becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,589 989 Deaths of Dáin I and Frór
2,590 990 Thrór returns to Erebor and becomes King under the Mountain, Grór goes to the Iron Hills
2,594 994 Fréawine born
2,600 1000 Ecthelion I born
2,605 1005 Death of Hallas, Húrin II becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,619 1019 Goldwine born
2,620 1020 Isengrim Took II born
2,626 1026 Egalmoth born
2,628 1028 Arassuil born, Death of Húrin II, Belecthor I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,644 1044 Thráin II born, Déor born
2,645 1045 Death of Aldor, Fréa takes sceptre of Rohan
2,654 1054 Death of Aravorn, Arahad II becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,655 1055 Death of Belecthor I, Orodreth becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor, Beren born
2,659 1059 Death of Fréa, Fréawine takes sceptre of Rohan
2,662 1062 Fundin born
2,665 1065 Náin born
2,666 1066 Isumbras Took III born
2,668 1068 Gram born
2,670 1070 Tobold Hornblower plants Pipe-weed
2,671 1071 Gróin born
2,680 1080 Death of Fréawine, Goldwine takes sceptre of Rohan
2,683 1083 Great Smials constructed
2,685 1085 Death of Orodreth, Ecthelion I becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,691 1091 Helm born
2,693 1093 Arathorn I born
2,698 1098 Ecthelion I rebuilds the White Tower in Minas Tirith, Death of Ecthelion I, Egalmoth becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,699 1099 Death of Goldwine, Déor takes sceptre of Rohan
2,700 1100 Beregond born
2,701 1101 Ferumbras Took II born
2,704 1104 Bandobras Took born
2,710 1110 Dunlendings capture Isengard
2,711 1111 Death of Borin
2,718 1118 Death of Déor, Gram becomes King of Rohan
2,719 1119 Death of Arahad II, Arassuil becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,722 1122 Death of Isengrim Took II, Isumbras Took III becomes Thain of the Shire
2,726 1126 Fréaláf born
2,731 1131 Gundolpho Bolger born
2,734 1134 Gormadoc Brandybuck born
2,740 1140 Orcs invade Eriador
2,741 1141 Death of Gram, Helm becomes King of Rohan
2,743 1143 Death of Egalmoth, Beren becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,745 1145 Orcs invade Eriador, Fortinbras Took I born
2,746 1146 Thorin II Oakenshield born
2,747 1147 Battle of Greenfields, Death of Golfimbul
2,748 1148 Orcs driven from Eriador
2,751 1151 Frerin born
2,752 1152 Belecthor II born, Brytta born
2,754 1154 Death of Freca
2,757 1157 Argonui born
2,758 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
2,759 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
2,760 1160 Dís born, Hamfast Gamwich born
2,763 1163 Death of Beren, Beregond becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor, Balin born
2,767 1167 Dáin II Ironfoot born, Balbo Baggins born, Bosco Boffin born
2,769 1169 Basso Boffin born
2,770 1170 Destruction of Dale, Smaug takes Erebor, Briffo Boffin born
2,772 1172 Dwalin born, Berylla Boffin (Baggins) born
2,774 1174 Óin born, Gundahar Bolger born
2,775 1175 Madoc Brandybuck born
2,778 1178 Rudolph Bolger born
2,779 1179 Sadoc Brandybuck born
2,780 1180 Walda born, Gundahad Bolger born
2,782 1182 Thorondir born, Marroc Brandybuck born
2,783 1183 Glóin born
2,784 1184 Death of Arassuil, Arathorn I becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain
2,789 1189 Thrór departs with Nár
2,790 1190 Death of Thrór, Dwarves prepare for war, Gerontius Took born
2,793 1193 War of the Dwarves and Orcs begins
2,798 1198 Death of Fréaláf Hildeson, Brytta takes sceptre of Rohan
2,799 1199 Battle of Nanduhirion, Deaths of Azog, Náin, Frerin and Fundin, War of the Dwarves and Orcs ends
2,800 1200 Orcs invade Rohan, Wiseman Gamwich born
2,801 1201 Death of Ferumbras Took II, Fortinbras Took I becomes Thain of the Shire
2,802 1202 Thráin II and Thorin II Oakenshield come to Ered Luin
2,803 1203 Death of Farin
2,804 1204 Folca born
2,805 1205 Death of Grór
2,806 1206 Death of Bandobras Took
2,807 1207 Mungo Baggins born
2,810 1208 Fastolph Bolger born
2,811 1211 Death of Beregond, Belecthor II becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,812 1212 Pansy Baggins (Bolger) born, Otto Boffin born
2,815 1215 Túrin II born, Adalgar Bolger born
2,816 1216 Ponto Baggins born
2,817 1217 Marmadoc Brandybuck born
2,818 1218 Adaldrida Bolger (Brandybuck) born
2,820 1220 Arador born, Largo Baggins born, Cottar (sire of the Cottons) born
2,822 1222 Lily Baggins (Goodbody) born, Gundabald Bolger born
2,826 1226 Salvia Brandybuck (Bolger) born
2,827 1227 Aglahad born
2,830 1230 Folcwine born, Death of Gundolpho Bolger
2,832 1232 Isengrim Took III born
2,836 1236 Death of Gormadoc Brandybuck, Madoc Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland
2,838 1238 Isumbras Took IV born
2,840 1240 Hildigrim Took born
2,841 1241 Thráin II begins wanderings Balin and Dwalin
2,842 1242 Isembold Took born, Death of Brytta, Walda takes sceptre of Rohan
2,844 1244 Hildifons Took born
2,845 1245 Thráin II captured and Ring of Durin taken, Gandalf enters Moria
2,846 1246 Bungo Baggins born, Hob Gammidge born
2,847 1247 Isembard Took born
2,848 1248 Death of Arathorn I, Argonui becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain, Death of Fortinbras Took I, Gerontius Took becomes Thain of the Shire
2,849 1249 Hildibrand Took born, Rowan Greenhand born
2,850 1250 Gandalf secretly enters Dol Guldur, Death of Thráin II
2,851 1251 White Council meets to discuss Dol Guldur, Saruman learns of Hobbits, Halfred Greenhand born, Death of Walda, Folca takes sceptre of Rohan
2,852 1252 Belladonna Took (Baggins) born. White Tree of Gondor dies
2,854 1254 Erling Greenhand born, Hugo Boffin born
2,855 1255 Turgon born, Rudigar Bolger born
2,856 1256 Belba Baggins (Bolger) born, Rosa Baggins (Took) born, Donnamira Took (Boffin) born, Death of Bosco Boffin
2,857 1257 Uffo Boffin born
2,858 1258 Folcred and Fastred born
2,859 1259 Fíli born, Hending Greenhand born
2,860 1260 Longo Baggins born, Mirabella Took (Brandybuck) born, Rollo Boffin born, Gorbadoc Brandybuck born, Cotman Cotton born, Rudibert Bolger born
2,861 1261 Theobald Bolger born
2,862 1262 Linda Baggins (Proudfoot) born, Isengar Took born, Rose Greenhand (Cotton) born
2,863 1263 Carl Cotton born
2,864 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
2,865 1265 Primrose Boffin (Bracegirdle) born
2,866 1266 Angelimir born, Thorin III Stonehelm born
2,868 1268 Orgulas Brandybuck born
2,870 1270 Fengel born
2,872 1272 Death of Belecthor II, Thorondir becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,873 1273 Arathorn II born
2,875 1275 Death of Gundahar Bolger
2,877 1277 Death of Madoc Brandybuck, Marmadoc Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland
2,878 1278 Fortinbras Took II born
2,879 1279 Gimli born
2,880 1280 Adalgrim Took born
2,882 1282 Death of Thorondir, Túrin II becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor
2,885 1285 Haradrim attack, Deaths of Folcred and Fastred, Hobson Gamgee born
2,886 1286 Ecthelion II born
2,887 1287 Flambard Took born
2,890 1290 Bilbo Baggins born, Sigismond Took born
2,892 1292 Holman Greenhand born
2,894 1294 Jago Boffin born
2,895 1295 Herugar Bolger born
2,897 1297 Jessamine Boffin (Bolger) born
2,900 1300 Deaths of Mungo Baggins and Otto Boffin, Gruffo Boffin born
2,901 1301 Ithilien deserted, Henneth Annûn constructed, Holman Cotton born, Adalbert Bolger born
2,902 1302 Posco Baggins born, Dora Baggins born, Rorimac Brandybuck born
2,903 1303 Falco Chubb-Baggins born, Death of Folcwine, Fengel takes sceptre of Rohan
2,904 1304 Odo Proudfoot born, Amaranth Brandybuck born, Wilibald Bolger born, Gerda Boffin (Bolger) born
2,905 1305 Thengel born
2,906 1306 Prisca Baggins (Bolger) born
2,907 1307 Gilraen born
2,908 1308 Drogo Baggins born, Saradas Brandybuck born
2,910 1310 Otho Sackville-Baggins born, Death of Marmadoc Brandybuck, Gorbadoc Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland
2,911 1311 Dudo Baggins born, Death of Ponto Baggins, The Fell Winter, Wolves invade Eriador, Dodinas Brandybuck born
2,912 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)
2,913 1313 Asphodel Brandybuck (Burrows) born, Bruno Bracegirdle born
2,914 1314 Death of Túrin II, Turgon becomes Ruling Steward of Gondor, Death of Adalgar Bolger
2,916 1316 Ferumbras Took III born, Dinodas Brandybuck born
2,917 1317 Adrahil II born
2,920 1320 Death of Gerontius Took, Primula Brandybuck (Baggins) born, Isengrim Took III becomes Thain of the Shire
2,922 1322 Morwen born
2,923 1323 Death of Gróin, Andwise Roper born
2,926 1326 Death of Bungo Baggins
2,928 1328 Adelard Took born
2,929 1329 Arathorn II weds Gilraen
2,930 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
2,931 1331 Aragorn born
2,932 1332 Death of Aglahad, Angelimir becomes Prince of Dol Amroth
2,933 1333 Death of Arathorn II, Aragorn becomes Chieftain of the Dúnedain, Paladin Took II born
2,934 1334 Deaths of Hildibrand Took and Belladonna Took (Baggins)
2,935 1335 Odovacar Bolger born
2,936 1336 Esmeralda Took (Brandybuck) born
2,937 1337 Vigo Boffin born
2,938 1338 Rosamunda Took (Bolger) born
2,939 1339 Saruman discovers Sauron is searching the Gladden Fields, Death of Isumbras Took IV, Fortinbras Took II becomes Thain of the Shire
2,940 1340 Ferdinand Took born, Saradoc Brandybuck born
2,941 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
2,942 1342 Sauron returns to Mordor, Merimac Brandybuck born, Filibert Bolger born
2,943 1343 Marmadas Brandybuck born, Thengel weds Morwen
2,944 1344 Dale rebuilt, Gollum begins his hunt, Poppy Chubbs-Baggins (Bolger) born, Griffo Boffin born
2,945 1345 Death of Hugo Boffin
2,946 1346 Olo Proudfoot born, Ponto Baggins born, Wilcome I Cotton born, Deaths of Isembold Took and Isembard Took
2,947 1347 Milo Burrows born, Wilimar Bolger born
2,948 1348 Théoden born, Porto Baggins born, Seredic Brandybuck born, Death of Donnamira Took (Boffin) and Rudigar Bolger
2,949 1349 Gandalf and Balin visit the Shire
2,950 1350 Finduilas born. Death of Longo Baggins, Peony Baggins (Burrows) born, Daisy Baggins (Boffin) born, Hugo Bracegirdle born
2,951 1351 Sauron reopens Dol Guldur, Construction begins on Barad-dûr, Heribald Bolger born
2,953 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
2,954 1354 Orodruin re-awakens, Hilda Bracegirdle (Brandybuck) born
2,955 1355 Imrahil born
2,956 1356 Aragorn meets Gandalf, Deaths of Belba Baggins (Bolger) and Rosa Baggins (Took)
2,957 1357 Aragorn begins his great journeys as Thorongil
2,960 1360 Deaths of Bingo Baggins, Fosco Baggins, Mirabella Took (Brandybuck), Nora Bolger born, Isengar Took born
2,961 1361 Anson Roper born
2,963 1363 Théodwyn born, Deaths of Linda Baggins (Proudfoot), Gorbadoc Brandybuck, Rorimac Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland
2,964 1364 Lotho Sackville-Baggins born
2,965 1365 Hamson Gamgee born
2,968 1368 Frodo Baggins born
2,969 1369 Reginard Took born, Halfred Gamgee born
2,972 1372 Daisy Gamgee born
2,975 1375 Pearl Took born
2,976 1376 Denethor II weds Finduilas, May Gamgee born
2,977 1377 Death of Angelimir, Adrahil II becomes Prince of Dol Amroth
2,978 1378 Boromir born, Théodred born, Death of Elfhild, Folco Boffin born
2,979 1379 Pimpernel Took born
2,980 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)
2,981 1381 Angelica Baggins born, Merimas Brandybuck born
2,982 1382 Death of Adalgrim Took
2,983 1383 Faramir born, Mentha Brandybuck born, Marigold Gamgee (Cotton) born
2,984 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
2,985 1385 Pervinca Took born, Estella Bolger (Brandybuck) born, Melilot Brandybuck born
2,986 1386 Bowman Cotton born, Death of Jago Boffin
2,987 1387 Elphir born, Mosco Burrows born
2,988 1388 Death of Finduilas, Tosto Boffin born
2,989 1389 Death of Flambard Took, Doderic Brandybuck born, Carl 'Nibs' Cotton born, Éomund weds Théodwyn, Balin's expedition to Moria
2,990 1390 Saruman begins breeding Orcs, Erchirion born, Sancho Proudfoot born, Peregrin Took born, Death of Herugar Bolger
2,991 1391 Éomer born, Moro Burrows born, Ilberic Brandybuck born, Death of Sigismond Took
2,993 1393 Myrtle Burrows born
2,994 1394 Destruction of Balin's colony, deaths of Balin, Óin and Ori, Amrothos born, Celandine Brandybuck born
2,995 1395 Éowyn born, Diamond of Long Cleeve (Took) born
2,996 1396 Minto Burrows born
2,997 1397 Death of Adalbert Bolger
2,999 1399 Lothíriel born, Deaths of Falco Chubb-Baggins, Gruffo Boffin and Dodinas Brandybuck
3,000 1400 Saruman ensnared by Sauron, Death of Wilibald Bolger
3,001 1401 Gandalf begins to suspect the One Ring is in the Shire, Bilbo's birthday feast
3,002 1402 Deaths of Éomund and Théodwyn, Bilbo comes to Imladris
3,003 1403 Bilbo Baggins begins work on his Translations from the Elvish.
3,004 1404 Gandalf begins to visit the Shire on a regular basis, Death of Gerda Boffin (Bolger)
3,005 1405 Death of Odo Proudfoot
3,006 1406 Death of Dora Baggins
3,007 1407 Brand takes sceptre of Dale
3,008 1408 Gandalf's regular visits to the Shire end, Death of Rorimac Brandybuck, Saradoc Brandybuck becomes Master of Buckland
3,009 1409 Arwen returns to Imladris, Gandalf and Aragorn hunt for Gollum, Death of Dudo Baggins
3,010 1410 Death of Adrahil II, Imrahil becomes Prince of Dol Amroth, Deaths of Bruno Bracegirdle and Dinodas Brandybuck
3,012 1412 Deaths of Otho Sackville-Baggins, and Asphodel Brandybuck (Burrows)
3,014 1414 Gríma Wormtongue becomes chief council for Théoden
3,015 1415 Death of Ferumbras Took III, Paladin Took II becomes Thain of the Shire
3,017 1417 Gollum captured and taken to Barad-dûr, Alphros born, Éomer becomes Marshal, Gandalf reads the scroll in Minas Tirith
3,018 1418 Thranduil assailed by Orcs, Osgiliath taken, Gollum hides in Moria, Sauron learns of the treachery of Saruman,
3,019 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 Elessar, Elessar takes the Sceptre of the Reunited Kingdom, Mirkwood renamed Eryn Lasgalen, East Lórien founded
3,020 1420 Drúedain destroy remnant of Saruman's Orcs, Faramir and Éowyn wed, Samwise weds Rose Cotton, Death of Lobelia Bracegirdle (Sackville-Baggins)
3,021 1421 Elrond, Galadriel, Gandalf, Bilbo and Frodo pass over the Sea
Year 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 I 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

See also