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* The [[Witch-king of Angmar|Witch-king]] of [[Angmar]] invades [[Arnor]] with a great host.<ref name="AppB2">{{App|B2}}</ref><ref name="AppA">{{App|Eriador}}</ref>
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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>
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* The [[Witch-king]] of [[Angmar]] invades [[Arnor]] with a great host. [[Fornost Erain|Fornost]] and [[Tyrn Gorthad]] are defended.<ref name="AppB2">{{App|B2}}</ref><ref name="AppA">{{App|Eriador}}</ref>
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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>
 
* [[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>
 
* [[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 [[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>
 
* 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>
 
* [[Arveleg I]]'s son, [[Araphor]], becomes the ninth [[Kings of Arthedain|King]] of [[Arthedain]].<ref name="AppNorh">{{App|North}}</ref>
 
* [[Arveleg I]]'s son, [[Araphor]], becomes the ninth [[Kings of Arthedain|King]] of [[Arthedain]].<ref name="AppNorh">{{App|North}}</ref>
* [[Fornost Erain|Fornost]] and [[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>
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* [[Fornost Erain|Fornost]] and the [[North Downs]] are defended by Araphor with help from [[Círdan]].<ref name="AppA"/>
 
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*The [[Elves of Lindon]] and [[Elrond]], assisted by the [[Galadhrim]] who came from beyond the [[Misty Mountains]], subdue [[Angmar]] for some time.<ref name="AppA"/>
 
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[[Category:Third Age years|1, Third Age 1409]]
 
[[Category:Third Age years|1, Third Age 1409]]

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Third Age 1409 (abbreviated to T.A. 1409) is the 1409th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth.

Notable events in this year include:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 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"