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Third Age 3018

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* '''18''' - [[Gwaihir]] comes and rescues [[Gandalf]] from [[Orthanc]] in the early hours. The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] cross the [[Fords of Isen]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
 
* '''18''' - [[Gwaihir]] comes and rescues [[Gandalf]] from [[Orthanc]] in the early hours. The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] cross the [[Fords of Isen]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
 
* '''19''' - [[Gandalf]] comes to [[Edoras]] as a beggar, and is refused admittance.<ref name="AppB3"/>
 
* '''19''' - [[Gandalf]] comes to [[Edoras]] as a beggar, and is refused admittance.<ref name="AppB3"/>
* '''20''' - [[Gandalf]] gains entrance to [[Edoras]]. [[Théoden]] commands him to take any horse and go within a day<ref name="AppB3"/> The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] come to [[Isengard]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
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* '''20''' - [[Gandalf]] gains entrance to [[Edoras]]. [[Théoden]] commands him to take any horse and go within a day<ref name="AppB3"/> The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] come to [[Isengard]].<ref name="Hunt"/> Frodo's furniture is moved to [[Crickhollow]].<Ref name=three/>
* '''21''' - [[Gandalf]] meets [[Shadowfax]], but the horse will not allow him to come near, and follows him far over the fields.<ref name="AppB3"/> The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] encounter [[Gríma|Gríma Wormtongue]], who tells them of the location of [[the Shire]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
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* '''21''' - [[Gandalf]] meets [[Shadowfax]], but the horse will not allow him to come near, and follows him far over the fields.<ref name="AppB3"/> The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] encounter [[Gríma|Gríma Wormtongue]], who tells them of the location of [[the Shire]].<ref name="Hunt"/> Frodo is anxious for Gandalf's absence and keeps a constant look-out for him.<ref name=three/>
* '''22''' - The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] reach [[Sarn Ford]] at evening; they drive off the guard of [[Rangers of the North|Rangers]]. [[Gandalf]] overtakes [[Shadowfax]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
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* '''22''' - The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] reach [[Sarn Ford]] at evening; they drive off the guard of [[Rangers of the North|Rangers]]. [[Gandalf]] overtakes [[Shadowfax]].<ref name="AppB3"/> Frodo celebrates his birthday with with friends but without Gandalf.<ref name=three/>
* '''23''' - Four Riders enter [[the Shire]] before dawn. The others pursue the [[Rangers of the North|Rangers]] eastward, and then return to watch the [[Greenway]]. [[Khamûl]] comes to [[Hobbiton]] at nightfall. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] leaves [[Bag End]]. [[Gandalf]] having tamed [[Shadowfax]] rides from [[Rohan]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
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* '''23''' - Four Riders enter [[the Shire]] before dawn. The others pursue the [[Rangers of the North|Rangers]] eastward, and then return to watch the [[Greenway]]. Merry and Fatty leave for Crickhollow. [[Khamûl]] comes to [[Hobbiton]] at nightfall. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] leaves [[Bag End]]. [[Gandalf]] having tamed [[Shadowfax]] rides from [[Rohan]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
 
* '''24''' - [[Gandalf]] crosses the [[Isen]].<ref name="AppB3"/> The hobbits are followed by a Rider on a road near [[Woody End]]; a [[Wandering Companies|Wandering Company]] of [[Elves]] under [[Gildor Inglorion]] returns from [[Emyn Beraid]] and the Rider runs away the chants to [[Elbereth]]. The hobbits camp with the Elves.<ref>{{FR|Three}}</ref>
 
* '''24''' - [[Gandalf]] crosses the [[Isen]].<ref name="AppB3"/> The hobbits are followed by a Rider on a road near [[Woody End]]; a [[Wandering Companies|Wandering Company]] of [[Elves]] under [[Gildor Inglorion]] returns from [[Emyn Beraid]] and the Rider runs away the chants to [[Elbereth]]. The hobbits camp with the Elves.<ref>{{FR|Three}}</ref>
 
* '''25''' - A Black Rider approaches [[Farmer Maggot]] in [[Bamfurlong]] but he is ousted. The Hobbits later reach him who guides them with his wagon until the [[Bucklebury Ferry]]. The evening they meet Merry and reach [[Crickhollow]]. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] reveals them his plans, already known.
 
* '''25''' - A Black Rider approaches [[Farmer Maggot]] in [[Bamfurlong]] but he is ousted. The Hobbits later reach him who guides them with his wagon until the [[Bucklebury Ferry]]. The evening they meet Merry and reach [[Crickhollow]]. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] reveals them his plans, already known.

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Third Age 3018 (abbreviated to T.A. 3018) is the 3018th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 3018 was also known as S.R. 1418 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


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[edit] Midyear's Day

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  • All trace of Gollum is lost. It is thought that at about this time, being hunted both by the Elves and Sauron's servants, he took refuge in Moria; but when he had at last discovered the way to the West-gate he could not get out.[1]

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[edit] December

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Great Years"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Strider"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Council of Elrond"
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  6. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Three is Company"
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  8. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Three is Company"
  9. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Old Forest"
  10. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Strider"
  11. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Knife in the Dark"
  12. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Knife in the Dark"
  13. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Ring Goes South"