Timeline of Frodo Baggins

From Tolkien Gateway
The One Ring by John Howe

A timeline of the life of Frodo Baggins in the Third Age.

2968[edit]

2980[edit]

2989[edit]

  • Frodo is adopted by Bilbo Baggins and moves to Bag End around this time.

3001[edit]

  • 22 September: Frodo comes of age and inherits Bag End and the Ring from Bilbo.

3004[edit]

  • Gandalf visits Frodo in the Shire several times over the next four years.

3008[edit]

  • Gandalf visits Frodo for the last time for many years.

3018[edit]

  • 12 April: Gandalf arrives at Bag End.
  • 13 April: Frodo learns he has the One Ring and decides to leave the Shire.
  • 22 September: Frodo turns 50.
  • 23 September: Frodo leaves Bag End.
  • 24 September: Frodo is nearly caught twice by one of the Nazgul and meets Gildor in the Woody End.
  • 25 September: Frodo learns of his friends' intention to accompany him.
  • 26 September: Frodo and his companions travel through the Old Forest and come to the House of Tom Bombadil.
  • 28 September: The Hobbits are trapped by a Barrow-wight. Frodo resists putting on the Ring.
  • 29 September: Frodo meets Aragorn in Bree.
  • 6 October: Frodo is wounded by the Witch-king at Weathertop.
  • 20 October: Frodo crosses the Ford of Bruinen pursued by the Nazgul.
  • 23 October: Elrond removes the sliver of the Morgul-blade from Frodo's body.
  • 24 October: Frodo wakes in Rivendell.
  • 25 October: At the Council of Elrond, Frodo volunteers to take the Ring to Mordor.

3019[edit]

  • 13 January: The Fellowship enters Moria.
  • 15 January: Gandalf battles the Balrog and falls into shadow. The Fellowship enters Lothl√≥rien.
  • 17 January: Frodo meets Galadriel.
  • 14 February: Frodo looks into the Mirror of Galadriel.
  • 16 February: Frodo and the Fellowship leave Lothl√≥rien.
  • 26 February: At Amon Hen, Boromir tries to take the Ring. Frodo decides to go to Mordor alone but is followed by Sam.
  • 29 February: Frodo meets Gollum and spares his life.
  • 1 March-2 March: Gollum leads the Hobbits through the Dead Marshes.
  • 5 March: The Hobbits reach the Black Gate and realize it's impassable. Frodo agrees to follow Gollum to a secret way into Mordor.
  • 7 March: Frodo meets Faramir, brother of Boromir.
  • 8 March: Frodo asks Faramir to spare Gollum's life at the Forbidden Pool. The Hobbits part company with Faramir in the morning.
  • 9 March: The Hobbits reach the Morgul-road at dusk.
  • 10 March: The Hobbits reach the Cross-roads and continue to the Morgul Vale. Frodo sees the Witch-king leading an army from Minas Morgul and resists putting on the Ring.
  • 12 March: Gollum leads Frodo and Sam into Shelob's Lair.
  • 13 March: Frodo is wounded by Shelob and is taken prisoner by Orcs to the Tower of Cirith Ungol.
  • 14 March: Sam finds Frodo in the Tower of Cirith Ungol.
  • 15 March: Frodo and Sam escape from the Tower.
  • 16 March: Frodo and Sam look toward Mount Doom from the Morgai.
  • 18 March: Frodo and Sam are forced to join a company of Orcs marching toward Udun.
  • 19 March: Frodo and Sam escape from the Orcs and continue on.
  • 22 March: Frodo and Sam leave the road and turn south toward Mount Doom.
  • 23 March: The Hobbits cast away their gear.
  • 24 March: The Hobbits reach the foot of Mount Doom.
  • 25 March: Frodo reaches the Cracks of Doom and claims the Ring for himself. Gollum bites off Frodo's finger and falls into the fiery chasm. The Ring is destroyed.
  • 6 April: Frodo and Sam are honored at the Field of Cormallen.
  • 1 May: Frodo carries the crown at Aragorn's coronation.
  • 15 July: Arwen tells Frodo that he may pass into the West in her stead.
  • 6 October: Frodo feels pain in his shoulder on the anniversary of his confrontation with the Witch-king.
  • 30 October: The Hobbits arrive at the Brandywine Bridge.
  • 3 November: The Battle of Bywater. Frodo says that Saruman's life should be spared, but the Wizard is killed by Grima.
  • 4 November: Frodo agrees to be Deputy Mayor.

3020[edit]

  • 13 March: Frodo is ill on the anniversary of his encounter with Shelob.
  • 1 May: Sam marries Rosie Cotton and moves into Bag End.

3021[edit]

  • 21 September: Frodo and Sam set out for the Grey Havens.
  • 22 September: Frodo meets Galadriel and Elrond in the Woody End.
  • 29 September: Frodo sails into the West to the Undying Lands.