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25 December

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Events that occurred on 25 December.

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[edit] On Earth

[edit] In Arda

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

At first the Fellowship was to depart on 24 November but later Tolkien changed the date.[1]:xlv

[edit] Inspiration

Tolkien noted in Nomenclature that the date the Fellowship departed from Rivendell was purposefully chosen.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion