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Battle of the Plains

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The '''Battle of the Plains''' was a battle fought in [[TA]] 1856, in which the armies of [[Gondor]] and their allies the [[Northmen]] faced the invading [[Wainriders]]. The battle was a disaster for [[Gondor]]; King [[Narmacil II]] was lost, as was [[Marhari]] the lord of the [[Northmen]]. After the battle, all of [[Gondor|Gondor's]] eastern possessions fell under control of the [[Wainriders]], who remained a constant threat for nearly another century.  
 
The '''Battle of the Plains''' was a battle fought in [[TA]] 1856, in which the armies of [[Gondor]] and their allies the [[Northmen]] faced the invading [[Wainriders]]. The battle was a disaster for [[Gondor]]; King [[Narmacil II]] was lost, as was [[Marhari]] the lord of the [[Northmen]]. After the battle, all of [[Gondor|Gondor's]] eastern possessions fell under control of the [[Wainriders]], who remained a constant threat for nearly another century.  
  
[[Category:Battles|Plains]]
 
 
[[Category:Conflicts of the Third Age]]
 
[[Category:Conflicts of the Third Age]]

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The Battle of the Plains was a battle fought in TA 1856, in which the armies of Gondor and their allies the Northmen faced the invading Wainriders. The battle was a disaster for Gondor; King Narmacil II was lost, as was Marhari the lord of the Northmen. After the battle, all of Gondor's eastern possessions fell under control of the Wainriders, who remained a constant threat for nearly another century.