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Dates
Thirty days between Afterlithe and Halimath1
Race
Pronunciation
we'dmath
Meaning
From a real Old English month-name, weodmonaþ, meaning 'month of weeds'

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Wedmath

The eighth month of the Shire Calendar

Months of the year

The eighth month of the Shire Calendar, following Afterlithe and approximately equivalent to modern August. In fact, it ran from modern 24 July to 22 August in a normal year.


Notes

1

On a modern calendar, Wedmath runs from 24 July to 22 August, or (in a leap year) from 25 July to 23 August.

See also...

Halimath, Mede, Shire Calendar

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