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 Third Age
|2523||923||Death of Arahad I. He is succeeded as Chieftain of the Dúnedain by his son Aragost.|
|2542||942||Birth of Thrór, later King under the Mountain.|
|2544||944||Birth of Aldor son of Brego, later to be King of Rohan.|
|2545||945||Likely date of the birth of Belecthor son of Húrin II, later Ruling Steward Belecthor I of Gondor.|
|Eorl of Rohan is slain in battle. He is succeed as King by his son Brego.|
|2563||963||Probable date of the birth of Arahad son of Aravorn, later Chieftain Arahad II of the Dúnedain.|
|Birth of Grór, third son of Dáin I, in the Grey Mountains.|
|2567||967||Death of Steward Cirion. He is succeeded by his son Hallas.|
|2569||969||Meduseld, the Golden Hall of Edoras, is completed by King Brego. At the feast of celebration, Brego's son Baldor vows to enter the Paths of the Dead. He sets out for the Dwimorberg and is lost.|
|2570||970||Death of King Brego of Rohan, from grief at the loss of his son Baldor in the Paths of the Dead. He is succeeded by Baldor's brother Aldor.|
|Birth of Fréa son of Aldor, later to become King of Rohan.|
|2576||976||Likely date of the birth of Orodreth son of Belecthor I, later Ruling Steward of Gondor.|
|2585||985||Death of King Náin II of Durin's Folk. He is succeeded by his son, Dáin.|
|2588||988||Death of Chieftain Aragost of the Dúnedain. He is succeeded by his son, Aravorn.|
|2589||989||Dáin I and his son Frór are slain by a Cold-drake. Dáin is succeeded by his son Thrór.|
|2590||990||Grór, the younger brother of King Thrór of Durin's Folk, leads many Dwarves to settle in the Iron Hills east of Erebor.|
|The Dwarves of Durin's Folk return to Erebor.|
|2594||994||Birth of Fréawine, later King of Rohan.|
|2605||1005||Death of Steward Hallas. He is succeeded by his son, who rules Gondor as Húrin II.|
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