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The '''Days of Death''' was the period of famine in [[The Shire]] following the [[Long Winter]].<ref name="Hobbits">{{FR|Hobbits}}</ref>
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The '''Days of Dearth''' was the period of famine in [[The Shire]] following the [[Long Winter]].<ref name="Hobbits">{{FR|Hobbits}}.</ref>
The Long Winter was a bitterly cold winter (lasting from [[November]] {{TA|2758}} to March [[Third Age 2759|2759]]<ref name="Eorl">{{App|Eorl}}</ref>), in which many thousands of [[Hobbits]] died. The ''Days of Dearth'' was the dreadful famine which continued in The Shire into the year {{TA|2760}}.
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The Long Winter was a bitterly cold winter (lasting from [[November]] {{TA|2758}} to March [[Third Age 2759|2759]])<ref name="Eorl">{{App|Eorl}}.</ref> in which many thousands of [[Hobbits]] died. The famine continued into the year {{TA|2760}}.
 
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*[[Fell Winter (Third Age)|Fell Winter]] ({{TA|2911}}-[[Third Age 2912|2912]])
 
*[[Fell Winter (Third Age)|Fell Winter]] ({{TA|2911}}-[[Third Age 2912|2912]])
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Latest revision as of 22:45, 1 September 2010

The Days of Dearth was the period of famine in The Shire following the Long Winter.[1] The Long Winter was a bitterly cold winter (lasting from November T.A. 2758 to March 2759)[2] in which many thousands of Hobbits died. The famine continued into the year T.A. 2760.

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Concerning Hobbits".
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl".