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Third Age 2459

[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.

[edit] 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"