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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 name="AppB2">{{App|B2}}</ref>
* [[Turgon of Gondor|Turgon]], [[Steward of Gondor]], dies. [[Ecthelion II]] takes over his father's office.  
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* [[Turgon of Gondor|Turgon]], [[Steward of Gondor]], dies.<ref name="AppA1">{{App|Stewards}}</ref>
* [[Fengel]], [[King of Rohan]], dies. [[Thengel]] assumes the throne.  
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* [[Ecthelion II]] becomes Steward of [[Gondor]].<ref name="AppA1">{{App|Stewards}}</ref>
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* King [[Fengel]] of Rohan dies.<ref name="AppA2">{{App|Mark}}</ref>
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* [[Thengel]] becomes [[Kings of Rohan|King of Rohan]].<ref name="AppA2">{{App|Mark}}</ref>
  
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Revision as of 19:51, 28 December 2009

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", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"
  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"