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Third Age 2855

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Third Age 2855 (abbreviated to T.A. 2855) is the 2855th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2855 was also known as S.R. 1255 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 206
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"