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Third Age 2856

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Third Age 2856 (abbreviated to T.A. 2856) is the 2856th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2856 was also known as S.R. 1256 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"