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 Union of Maedhros
The First Age
|468||Formation of the Union of Maedhros.|
|469||Death of Lalaith from a sickness at the age of three.|
|470||Birth of Dior Eluchíl on Tol Galen.|
|471||Probable year of the death of Halmir. He is succeeded as Lord of Brethil by his son Haldir.|
|472||Túrin is sent to be fostered in Doriath.|
|Marriage of Huor and Rían; Tuor is born later in the year, but Rían dies on the Haudh-en-Nirnaeth soon after.|
|Huor is slain in the Fen of Serech, and Húrin is captured by Morgoth.|
|Fingon is slain in the Nirnaeth. Turgon becomes High King of the Noldor.|
|Death of Glóredhel.|
|Spring The Nirnaeth Arnoediad.|
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