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Yulemath

Months in the Bree Calendar
  1. Frery* (January)
  2. Solmath (February)
  3. Rethe (March)
  4. Chithing* (April)
  5. Thrimidge (May)
  6. Lithe* (June)
  7. Mede* (July)
  8. Wedmath (August)
  9. Harvestmath* (September)
  10. Wintring* (October)
  11. Blooting* (November)
  12. Yulemath* (December)
*Differ from Shire names.

Yulemath was the last month of the calendars of Bree and Eastfarthing, corresponding to Foreyule in the Shire Calendar. It was the thirty days immediately preceding the holiday of Yule, approximately corresponding to modern 21 November through 20 December.[1]

References

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