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* The Fourth [[Battles of Beleriand|Battle of Beleriand]]: [[Dagor Bragollach]] (''Battle of the Sudden Flame''). [[Morgoth]] breaks the [[Siege of Angband]] marking the end of [[Long Peace]].<ref>{{GA|145}}</ref>
 
* The Fourth [[Battles of Beleriand|Battle of Beleriand]]: [[Dagor Bragollach]] (''Battle of the Sudden Flame''). [[Morgoth]] breaks the [[Siege of Angband]] marking the end of [[Long Peace]].<ref>{{GA|145}}</ref>
* The [[Ard-galen]] is destroyed by [[Morgoth]]'s rivers of fire and is renamed the [[Anfauglith]], the Gaping Dust.<ref name="Silm">{{S|18}}</ref>
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* The [[Ard-galen]] is destroyed by [[Morgoth]]'s rivers of fire and is renamed the [[Anfauglith]], the Gasping Dust.<ref name="Silm">{{S|18}}</ref>
 
* [[Glaurung]] leads forth an army of [[balrogs]] and [[orcs]]. The [[Noldor]] suffer heavy losses and are scattered across [[Beleriand]].<ref name="Silm"/>
 
* [[Glaurung]] leads forth an army of [[balrogs]] and [[orcs]]. The [[Noldor]] suffer heavy losses and are scattered across [[Beleriand]].<ref name="Silm"/>
 
* [[Finrod|Finrod Felagund]] is cut off from the rest of army in the [[Fen of Serech]]; he is saved by [[Barahir]]. Thereafter, oaths are made between Barahir and Finrod and Barahir [[Ring of Barahir|receives a ring]] which becomes an heirloom.<ref name="Silm"/>
 
* [[Finrod|Finrod Felagund]] is cut off from the rest of army in the [[Fen of Serech]]; he is saved by [[Barahir]]. Thereafter, oaths are made between Barahir and Finrod and Barahir [[Ring of Barahir|receives a ring]] which becomes an heirloom.<ref name="Silm"/>

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First Age 455 (abbreviated to F.A. 455) is the 455th year of the Sun of the First Age of Middle-earth. This year is also known as the Fell Year.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] Winter

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Grey Annals": §145
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Grey Annals": §151