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* Last meeting of the [[White Council]]. They debate the [[Rings of Power]]. [[Saruman]] feigns that he has discovered that [[the One Ring]] has passed down [[Anduin]] to [[Belegaer|the Sea]]. Saruman withdraws to [[Isengard]], which he takes as his own, and fortifies it. Being jealous and afraid of [[Gandalf]] he sets spies to watch all his movements; and notes his interest in [[the Shire]]. He soon begins to keep agents in [[Bree]] and the [[Southfarthing]].
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* Last meeting of the [[White Council]]. They debate the [[Rings of Power]]. [[Saruman]] feigns that he has discovered that [[the One Ring]] has passed down [[Anduin]] to [[Belegaer|the Sea]]. Saruman withdraws to [[Isengard]], which he takes as his own, and fortifies it. Being jealous and afraid of [[Gandalf]] he sets spies to watch all his movements; and notes his interest in [[the Shire]]. He soon begins to keep agents in [[Bree]] and the [[Southfarthing]].<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref>
* [[Turgon of Gondor|Turgon]], [[Steward of Gondor]], dies. [[Ecthelion II]] takes over his father's office.  
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*Death of [[Ruling Steward]] [[Turgon (Steward of Gondor)|Turgon]] of [[Gondor]].<ref name="South">{{App|South}}</ref>
* [[Fengel]], [[King of Rohan]], dies. [[Thengel]] assumes the throne.  
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*[[Ecthelion II]], son of Turgon, becomes the twenty-fifth Ruling Steward.<ref name="South"/>
 
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* Death of [[Kings of Rohan|King]] [[Fengel]].<ref name="Mark">{{App|Mark}}</ref>
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* [[Thengel]], son of Fengel, becomes the sixteenth King of [[Rohan]].<ref name="Mark"/>
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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"