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Fourth Age 12

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Fourth Age 12 (abbreviated to Fo.A. 12 or F.O. 12) is the 12th year of the Sun of the Fourth Age of Middle-earth. Unless otherwise stated, Tolkien Gateway follows Shire usage in Appendix B for reckoning Fourth Age years: Fourth Age 12 was also known as S.R. 1433 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"