The Chronicle of Arda
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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.
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The Rule of Thain Isengrim Took II
The Third Age
|2683||1083||Isengrim Took II becomes the tenth Shire-thain of the Took line. The excavation of Great Smials is begun.|
|2685||1085||Death of Steward Orodreth. He is succeeded by his son, known as Ecthelion I.|
|2691||1091||Birth of Helm son of Gram, later King Helm Hammerhand of Rohan.|
|2693||1093||Probable date of the birth of Arathorn I, later Chieftain of the Dúnedain.|
|2698||1098||Steward Ecthelion I dies, having rebuilt the White Tower in Minas Tirith. Leaving no issue, he is succeded by Egalmoth, a descendant of Belecthor I.|
|2699||1099||Death of King Goldwine of Rohan. He is succeeded by his son Déor.|
|2700||1100||Probable date of the birth of Beregond, later Ruling Steward of Gondor.|
|2701||1101||Birth of Ferumbras, son and heir of Isumbras Took III.|
|2710||1110||The Dunlendings capture Isengard.|
|2711||1111||Death of Borin, ancestor of Gimli Elf-friend.|
|2718||1118||Death of King Déor of Rohan. He is succeeded by his son Gram.|
|2719||1119||Death of Arahad II. He is succeeded as Chieftain of the Dúnedain by his son Arassuil.|
|2722||1122||Death of Thain Isengrim II of the Shire. He is succeeded by his son Isumbras III.|
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