Third Age 2885
From Tolkien Gateway
Notable events in this year include:
- Stirred up by emissaries of Sauron the Haradrim cross the Poros and attack Gondor.
- King Folcwine of Rohan fulfills the Oath of Eorl and sends aid to Gondor.
- Battle of the Crossings of Poros: Folcred and Fastred, the twin sons of Folcwine, are slain in the service of Gondor.
- The Rohirrim erect the Haudh in Gwanûr in their honor, by the Crossings of Poros.
- Birth of Hobson Gamgee, son of Hob Gammidge.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"