Year of the Trees 1490
Notable events in this year include:
- The judgement of Fëanor before the Valar; Melkor's lies are revealed.
- Fëanor sentenced to exile for 12 years; Finwë his father goes to exile with him. They build a stronghold at Formenos and hide the Silmarils in an iron vault.
- Fingolfin becomes the ruler of the Noldor in Tirion.
- Tulkas goes after Melkor, but Melkor casts a shadow about himself and goes into hiding.