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Third Age 2838

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Third Age 2838 (abbreviated to T.A. 2838) is the 2838th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2838 was also known as S.R. 1238 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"