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* [[Gandalf]] again enters [[Dol Guldur]], and discovers that its master is indeed [[Sauron]], who is gathering all the [[Rings of Power|Rings]] and seeking for news of [[the One Ring|the One]], and of [[Isildur's Heir]]. He finds [[Kings of Durin's Folk|King]] [[Thráin|Thráin II]] and receives the key of [[Lonely Mountain|Erebor]].<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref>
 
* [[Gandalf]] again enters [[Dol Guldur]], and discovers that its master is indeed [[Sauron]], who is gathering all the [[Rings of Power|Rings]] and seeking for news of [[the One Ring|the One]], and of [[Isildur's Heir]]. He finds [[Kings of Durin's Folk|King]] [[Thráin|Thráin II]] and receives the key of [[Lonely Mountain|Erebor]].<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref>
* Death of King Thráin II in [[Dol Guldur]].<ref name="Durin">{{App|Durin}}</ref>
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* Death of King Thráin II in [[Dol Guldur]]. Loss of the [[Ring of Thrór]].<ref name="Durin">{{App|Durin}}</ref>
* [[Thorin II Oakenshield]], son of Thráin II, becomes the King of [[Durin's Folk]].<ref name="Durin"/>
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* Around that time [[Thorin II Oakenshield]], son of Thráin II, becomes the [[King of Durin's Folk|King]] of [[Durin's Folk]].<ref group=note>It is not clear if Thorin succeeded his father after he was captured or only after Gandalf witnessed Thráin's death.</ref>
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[[Category:Third Age years|2, Third Age 2850]]
 
[[Category:Third Age years|2, Third Age 2850]]

Latest revision as of 11:13, 15 November 2020

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Third Age 2850 (abbreviated to T.A. 2850) is the 2850th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2850 was also known as S.R. 1250 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

Notes

  1. It is not clear if Thorin succeeded his father after he was captured or only after Gandalf witnessed Thráin's death.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"