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Third Age 2459

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Third Age 2459 (abbreviated to T.A. 2459) is the 2459th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2459 was also known as S.R. 859 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] Calculation of the Date

Léod was 42 years old when he died and his son Eorl was but 16.[1] Eorl was born in T.A. 2485[2] so when he was 16 it was the year 2501. Forty-two years before was 2459, the year of Léod's birth.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"