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Blotmath

Months in the Shire Calendar
  1. Afteryule (January)
  2. Solmath (February)
  3. Rethe (March)
  4. Astron (April)
  5. Thrimidge (May)
  6. Forelithe (June)
  7. Afterlithe (July)
  8. Wedmath (August)
  9. Halimath (September)
  10. Winterfilth (October)
  11. Blotmath (November)
  12. Foreyule (December)

Blotmath (pronounced Blodmath or Blommath) was the eleventh month of the Shire Calendar, approximately corresponding to modern 22 October through 20 November. It was called Blooting in Bree.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"