The Chronicle of Arda
Welcome to The Chronicle of Arda. This section of the site provides automated annals
for all four Ages of the Sun and Moon. For any period of Arda's history, the
Chronicle will display the events that happened in that time. Events and characters are entered into the
Chronicle as they are added to the main database: like the rest of The Encyclopedia of Arda this section of
the site is expanding all the time.
For years after III 1601 (the year of the foundation of Shire, and therefore Shire Year 1), the Chronicle will also show years by the Shire-reckoning in a second column.
You can have the Chronicle look up events for specific dates by entering one or two years in the form below.
If you enter two dates, the Chronicle will display events that happened between those two years.
If you leave one of the dates blank, the Chronicle will display events in the century around the single year you specify.
The Lifetime of Araval
The Third Age
|1711||111||Probable date of birth of Araval, later King of Arthedain.|
|1731||131||Birth of Durin VI, later King of Durin's Folk in Khazad-dûm.|
|1736||136||Probable date of the birth of Calimehtar, later King of Gondor.|
|1743||143||Death of Arvegil. He is succeeded by his son Arveleg II.|
|1787||187||Likely date of birth of Ondoher son of Calimehtar, later King of Gondor.|
|1789||189||Likely date of birth of Araphant son of Araval, later King of Arthedain.|
|1798||198||Death of Tarondor. He is succeeded as King of Gondor by his son Telumehtar.|
|1810||210||Telumehtar Umbardacil takes Umbar and slays the last descendants of Castamir.|
|1813||213||Death of Arveleg II. He is succeeded as King of Arthedain by his son Araval.|
|1832||232||Birth of Náin I, later King of Durin's Folk in Khazad-dûm.|
|1850||250||Death of Telumehtar Umbardacil. He is succeeded by his son, who becomes Narmacil II.|
|1851||251||The first attacks of the Wainriders occur.|
|1856||256||Death of Narmacil II in battle with the Wainriders. He is succeeded by his son Calimehtar.|
|c.||1856||256||The Northmen of Rhovanion abandon their lands and seek new homes across Middle-earth.|
|1864||264||Probable date of the birth of Arvedui son of Araphant, later King of Arthedain.|
|1879||279||Likely date of birth of Pelendur, later Steward of Gondor.|
|1883||283||Likely date of birth of Eärnil son of Siriondil, later crowned King Eärnil II of Gondor.|
|1891||291||Death of Araval. He is succeeded as King of Arthedain by his son Araphant.|
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