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.
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Marmadoc Brandybuck's Time as Master of the Hall
The Third Age
|2877||1277||Death of Madoc Brandybuck. He is succeeded as Master of Buckland by his son Marmadoc.|
|2879||1279||Birth of Gimli, later called Elf-friend.|
|2880||1280||Birth of Adalgrim, son of Hildigrim Took and Rosa Baggins.|
|2882||1282||Death of Steward Thorondir. He is succeeded by his son, who rules as Túrin II.|
|2885||1285||Birth of Hobson, also called Roper Gamgee.|
|Gondor and Rohan defeat a force of Haradrim at the Crossings of Poros. Folcred and Fastred of Rohan both fall in the battle.|
|2886||1286||Probable date of the birth of Ecthelion son of Turgon, later Steward Ecthelion II of Gondor.|
|2890||1290||22 September Birth of Bilbo Baggins in the Shire.|
|c.||2890||1290||Very approximate date of the construction of Bag End.|
|2892||1292||Birth of Holman Greenhand.|
|2894||1294||Birth of Jago, son of Hugo Boffin and Donnamira Took.|
|2899||1299||Probable date of accession of Aglahad, nineteenth Prince of Dol Amroth and great-great-grandfather to Imrahil.|
|2900||1300||Death of Mungo Baggins, Bilbo's paternal grandfather.|
|c.||2900||1300||Approximate date of the refortification of Cair Andros by Steward Túrin II.|
|2901||1301||Birth of Adalbert, son of Rudigar Bolger and Amethyst Hornblower.|
|Uruk-hai out of Mordor attack Ithilien, driving out all but a few of its inhabitants. Henneth Annûn is built by the Gondorians.|
|2902||1302||Birth of Holman son of Cotman, the first Hobbit to bear the surname 'Cotton'.|
|Birth of Rorimac Brandybuck, future Master of Buckland, and of Posco Baggins.|
|2903||1303||Birth of Falco Chubb-Baggins in the Shire.|
|Death of King Folcwine of Rohan. He is succeeded by his son Fengel.|
|2904||1304||Birth of Amaranth, daughter of Master Gorbadoc Brandybuck.|
|2905||1305||Birth of Thengel son of Fengel, later King of Rohan.|
|2907||1307||Birth of Gilraen, who would become the mother of Aragorn.|
|2908||1308||Birth of Drogo Baggins, later to become the father of Frodo Baggins.|
|Birth of Saradas, the third child of Gorbadoc Brandybuck.|
|2910||1310||Birth of Otho Sackville-Baggins.|
|Death of Marmadoc Brandybuck. He is succeeded as Master of Buckland by his son Gorbadoc.|
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