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'''Mid-year's Day''' is the middle day of the year, according to the [[Shire Reckoning]], between 1 [[Lithe]] and 2 Lithe. It roughly corresponds with the summer solstice, and is also known as [[Loëndë]] in [[Quenya]].
 
'''Mid-year's Day''' is the middle day of the year, according to the [[Shire Reckoning]], between 1 [[Lithe]] and 2 Lithe. It roughly corresponds with the summer solstice, and is also known as [[Loëndë]] in [[Quenya]].
  
Events which occurred on {{PAGENAME}}:
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In the [[Shire]], every seventh Mid-year's Day, the [[Free Fair]] is held on the [[White Downs]].
;[[First Age 498|F.A. 498]]: [[Túrin Turambar|Túrin]] weds [[Níniel]] in [[Brethil]].
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;[[Third Age 2778|T.A. 2778]] (circa): [[Thrór]] draws his [[Thrór's Map|Map]]
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Events that occurred on {{PAGENAME}}:
;[[Third Age 2941|T.A. 2941]]: [[Thorin and Company]] depart from [[Rivendell]].
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;{{FA|498}}: [[Túrin]] weds [[Níniel]] in [[Brethil]].
;[[Third Age 3013|T.A. 3013]]: A Free Fair is held on the [[White Downs]], at which [[Will Whitfoot]] is elected (or re-elected) to the post of [[Mayor of Michel Delving]].
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;{{TA|2778}} (circa): [[Thrór]] draws his [[Thrór's Map|Map]]
;[[Third Age 3018|T.A. 3018]]: [[Gandalf]] leaves a letter to [[Barliman Butterbur]] to be sent to [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]], and tells him to expect a Mr. [[Underhill]]. Gandalf leaves for [[Orthanc]], Barliman forgets to mail the letter.
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;{{TA|2941}}: [[Thorin and Company]] depart from [[Rivendell]].
;[[Third Age 3019|T.A. 3019]]: Wedding of [[Elessar]] and [[Arwen]].
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;{{TA|3013}}: A Free Fair is held on the [[White Downs]], at which [[Will Whitfoot]] is elected (or re-elected) to the post of [[Mayor of Michel Delving]].
;[[Third Age 3020|T.A. 3020]]: Frodo resigns office of Mayor and [[Will Whitfoot]] is restored as a mayor
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;{{TA|3018}}: [[Gandalf]] leaves [[Gandalf's letter|a letter]] to [[Barliman Butterbur]] to be sent to [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]], and tells him to expect a [[Mr. Underhill]]. Gandalf leaves for [[Orthanc]], Barliman forgets to mail the letter.
;[[Fourth Age 6|Fo.A. 6]]: Will Whitfoot resigns as Mayor of Michel Delving, and [[Sam Gamgee]] is elected in his place.
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;{{TA|3019}}: Wedding of [[Aragorn|Aragorn II]] and [[Arwen]].
;[[Fourth Age 55|Fo.A. 55]]:At the Free Fair on the White Downs, Samwise Gamgee resigns as Mayor of the Shire.
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;{{TA|3020}}: Frodo resigns office of Deputy Mayor and [[Will Whitfoot]] is restored as a mayor
;[[Fourth Age 61|Fo.A. 61]]:Death of [[Rose Cotton]], the wife of Samwise Gamgee.
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;{{FoA|6}}: Will Whitfoot resigns as Mayor of Michel Delving, and [[Samwise Gamgee]] is elected in his place.
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;{{FoA|55}}:At the Free Fair on the White Downs, Samwise Gamgee resigns as Mayor of the Shire.
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;{{FoA|61}}:Death of [[Rose Cotton]], the wife of Samwise Gamgee.
 
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Revision as of 11:58, 5 May 2013

Mid-year's Day is the middle day of the year, according to the Shire Reckoning, between 1 Lithe and 2 Lithe. It roughly corresponds with the summer solstice, and is also known as Loëndë in Quenya.

In the Shire, every seventh Mid-year's Day, the Free Fair is held on the White Downs.

Events that occurred on Mid-year's Day:

F.A. 498
Túrin weds Níniel in Brethil.
T.A. 2778 (circa)
Thrór draws his Map
T.A. 2941
Thorin and Company depart from Rivendell.
T.A. 3013
A Free Fair is held on the White Downs, at which Will Whitfoot is elected (or re-elected) to the post of Mayor of Michel Delving.
T.A. 3018
Gandalf leaves a letter to Barliman Butterbur to be sent to Frodo, and tells him to expect a Mr. Underhill. Gandalf leaves for Orthanc, Barliman forgets to mail the letter.
T.A. 3019
Wedding of Aragorn II and Arwen.
T.A. 3020
Frodo resigns office of Deputy Mayor and Will Whitfoot is restored as a mayor
Fo.A. 6
Will Whitfoot resigns as Mayor of Michel Delving, and Samwise Gamgee is elected in his place.
Fo.A. 55
At the Free Fair on the White Downs, Samwise Gamgee resigns as Mayor of the Shire.
Fo.A. 61
Death of Rose Cotton, the wife of Samwise Gamgee.