Fourth Age 171
|Ages of the Children of Ilúvatar|
Fourth Age 171 (abbreviated to Fo.A. 171 or F.O. 171) is the 171st 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 171 was also known as S.R. 1592 in Shire-reckoning.
Notable events in this year include:
- A copy of the Red Book of Westmarch is completed in Gondor by Findegil, the King's Writer.[note 1]
- ↑ This takes place in year Fourth Age 172 by the reckoning of Gondor.