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First Age 472

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==Midsummer==
 
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* The '''Nírnaeth Arnoediad''': deaths of [[Fingon]], [[Huor]], [[Azaghâl]], [[Hundar]] and [[Haldir of the Haladin|Haldir]] and capture of [[Húrin Thalion]].
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* The '''Nírnaeth Arnoediad''': deaths of [[Fingon]], [[Huor]], [[Azaghâl]], [[Hundar]] and [[Haldir (Chieftain of the Haladin)|Haldir]] and capture of [[Húrin Thalion]] and [[Gwindor]].
 
* [[Turgon]] succeeds [[Fingon]] as [[High King of the Noldor]] in [[Middle-earth]].
 
* [[Turgon]] succeeds [[Fingon]] as [[High King of the Noldor]] in [[Middle-earth]].
  
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* Death of [[Glóredhel]].
 
* Death of [[Glóredhel]].
 
* Death of [[Rían]].
 
* Death of [[Rían]].
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* [[Túrin]] sent to [[Doriath]] by his mother [[Morwen]].<ref>{{CH|4}}, p. 70</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:47, 16 April 2012

First Age 472 was the four hundred and seventy-second year of the First Age of the Children of Illúvatar. It was sometimes known as the Year of Lamentation because of the events of Nirnaeth Arnoediad.[1]

Contents

[edit] Spring

[edit] Midsummer

[edit] Late

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin".
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Departure of Túrin", p. 70