First Age 466
From Tolkien Gateway
Notable events in this year include:
- Beren travels to Angband by himself but Huan brings Lúthien to him. Beren and Lúthien travel to Angband disguised as Draugluin and Thuringwethil.
- Passing Carcharoth, Lúthien puts Morgoth under a spell and Beren takes a Silmaril from the Iron Crown.
- Trying to escape, Carcharoth bites off Beren's hand holding the Silmaril. The Silmaril hurts Carcharoth. Beren and Lúthien are rescued by Thorondor and the eagles who take them to Doriath.
- Thingol, Beren, Beleg, Mablung and Huan hunt Carcharoth to retrieve the Silmaril.
- Carcharoth mortally wounds Beren. Huan kills Carcharoth who dies in the process.
- Thingol receives the Silmaril.
- Death of Beren.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Narn i Hîn Húrin (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)", "The Childhood of Túrin"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Grey Annals": §186