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Dates
Location
Spreading west and north from the lands east of Rhovanion, eventually affecting most of northwestern Middle-earth
Origin
Speculated to have been the work of Sauron
Races
Noted to have affected Men and Hobbits
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Great Plague

The sickness of the middle years of the Third Age

Another name for the Dark Plague, the sickness that blighted Middle-earth in the middle of the Third Age. Gondor, in particular, was devastated: the then King, Telemnar, was lost with all his children.


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