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* The [[Witch-king]] of [[Angmar]] invades [[Arnor]].  
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* The [[Witch-king]] of [[Angmar]] invades [[Arnor]] with a great host.<ref name="AppB2">{{App|B2}}</ref><ref name="AppA">{{App|Eriador}}</ref>
* King [[Arvaleg I]] slain.  
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* The [[Tower of Amon Sûl|Tower]] of [[Weathertop|Amon Sûl]] destroyed, but its [[Palantíri|palantir]] was saved and moved to [[Fornost Erain|Fornost]].<ref name="AppB2">{{App|B2}}</ref><ref name="AppA">{{App|Eriador}}</ref>
* [[Fornost]] and [[Tyrn Gorthad]] are defended.
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* [[Rhudaur]] became a fief of [[Angmar]], occupied by evil [[Men]]; [[Cardolan]] was ravaged with some fleeing to the [[Old Forest]].<ref name="AppA">{{App|Eriador}}</ref>
* The [[Tower of Amon Sûl]] destroyed.
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* The [[Dúnedain]] were defeated and [[Kings of Arthedain|King]] [[Arveleg I]] of [[Arthedain]] slain.<ref name="AppB2">{{App|B2}}</ref><ref name="AppA">{{App|Eriador}}</ref>
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* [[Arveleg I]]'s son, [[Araphor]], becomes the ninth [[Kings of Arthedain|King]] of [[Arthedain]].<ref name="AppNorh">{{App|North}}</ref>
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* [[Fornost Erain|Fornost]] and [[Barrow-downs|Tyrn Gorthad]] (the [[Barrow-downs]]) are defended and, with the aid of [[Elves]] from [[Lindon]] and [[Lothlórien]] led by [[Elrond]] and [[Círdan]] respectively, [[Angmar]] was repelled.<ref name="AppB2">{{App|B2}}</ref>
  
==References==
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* [[The Lord of the Rings]], [[The Return of the King]], [[Appendix B]]
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[[Category:Third Age years|1, Third Age 1409]]
 
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Latest revision as of 09:01, 19 March 2012

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur"