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* [[Belecthor II]] of [[Gondor]] dies. The [[White Tree]] dies, and no seedling can be found. The [[Dead Tree]] is left standing.
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* Death of [[Ruling Steward]] [[Belecthor II]] of [[Gondor]].<ref name="South">{{App|South}}</ref>
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* [[Thorondir]], son of Belecthor II, becomes the twenty-second Ruling Steward.<ref name="South"/>
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* The [[White Tree of Gondor|White Tree]] dies, and no seedling can be found. The [[Dead Tree]] is left standing.<ref name="TA">{{App|TA}}</ref>
  
==References==
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==Notes==
* [[The Lord of the Rings]], [[The Return of the King]], [[Appendix B]]
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In editions prior to the [[The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniversary Edition)|50th Anniversary edition]] the information for this year in [[Appendix B]] was assigned to {{TA|2852}},<ref name="TA"/> which contradicted the death of Belecthor II in 2872 found in [[Appendix A]] in the list of the dates of death of the ruling stewards.<ref name="South"/>
  
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Latest revision as of 19:51, 12 August 2012

[edit] Notes

In editions prior to the 50th Anniversary edition the information for this year in Appendix B was assigned to T.A. 2852,[2] which contradicted the death of Belecthor II in 2872 found in Appendix A in the list of the dates of death of the ruling stewards.[1]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"