87. Appx. II - Chronology

NOTE: This chronology contains spoilers.

This chronology will be updated as chapters are posted. It contains canonical dates, references to major events in other areas of Middle-earth, and dates for events that are specific to HotK, such as the birthdate of an original character or a background event for the story. Story events are marked in green.

Age Event Description
2855 Birth of Turgon, Denethor's grandfather
2866 Birth of Angelimir, Adrahil's father
2882 Birth of Belemir, Denethor's uncle
2884 Birth of Andreth, eldest child of Turgon.
2886 Birth of Ecthelion II, Birth of Lady Emeldir
2890 Angelimir of Dol Amroth serves Steward Túrin, Isengar Took goes off with Gandalf
2901 Ithilien abandoned, Henneth Annûn is built
2905 Birth of Thengel
2907 Birth of Gilraen
2910 Birth of Halmir, Isengar Took returns to Shire
2911 The Fell Winter, Angelimir returns to Dol Amroth
2912 Birth of Boromir, son of Andreth and Belemir
2914 Marriage of Ecthelion and Emeldir, Death of Steward Túrin
2915 Birth of Aiavalë
2917 Birth of Adrahil
2918 Birth of Luinil
2919 Birth of Beregar's mother, Adanel
2921 Birth of Madam Morwen, Angelimir becomes Prince of Dol Amroth
2922 Birth of Morwen of Lossarnach, Théoden's mother
2923 Birth of Maiaberiel
2925 Birth of Mistress Primrose; Birth of Violet
2928 Birth of Brandir
2929 Marriage of Gilraen and Arathorn, Thengel serves Steward Turgon
2930 Birth of Denethor (25 Dec)
2931 Birth of Aragorn (01 March)
2932 Birth of Hareth
2934 Birth of Forlong of Lossarnach
2936 Birth of Miraen
2937 Birth of Borondir, son of Boromir
2940 Birth of Luinmir, death of Vanimeldë, Turgon's wife
2941 Bilbo begins his adventure, Smaug is killed, battle of 5 Armies, Sauron flees Dol Guldur, Adrahil serves Steward Turgon
2942 Sauron returns in secret to Mordor
2943 Marriage of Thengel and Morwen in Gondor, Adrahil meets Luinil at wedding, ends service to Turgon
2943 Birth of Lark,
2945 Marriage of Adrahil and Luinil, birth of Folcwyn, Théoden's sister, in Gondor, Aiavalë made Master Archivist
2947 Birth of Ivriniel, Birth of Wren
2948 Birth of Théoden, Birth of Aeluin
2949 Denethor travels in secret to Umbar, birth of Beregar (14 Jun) & Halbarad
2950 Birth of Finduilas (01 Aug), Denethor returns from Umbar; Ecthelion moves into Tower
2951 Sauron declares himself, rebuilds Barad-dûr, Aragorn sees Arwen. Dol Guldur re-occupied.
2952 Birth of Hilda, Théoden's sister, in Gondor
2953 Turgon dies, Last meeting of White Council, Saruman spies on Shire, Thengel returns to Rohan
2954 Orodruin bursts back into flame, Ithilien abandoned.
2955 Birth of Imrahil, Denethor takes command of north Ithilien Rangers
2956 Aragorn meets Gandalf
2957 Aragorn enters Thengel's service, Aldwyn, Théoden's sister born in Rohan
2958 Marriage of Maiaberiel and Brandir
2959 Birth of Gríma
2960 Belemir dies; Boromir is Captain-General; Denethor is Captain of Osgiliath
2961 Magor, Morwen's son, born
2963 Birth of Théodwyn, Éomer & Éowyn's mother
2965 Boromir killed; Denethor recaptures Osgiliath; Denethor becomes Captain-General, engineers and rebuilds the bridge over Anduin
2967 Battle of Langstrand, Adrahil victorious over raiding Corsairs
2968 Aragorn enters Ecthelion's service; birth of Frodo; Finduilas's dreams begin
2969 Gandalf pays his first visit to Ecthelion
2972 Aragorn takes over Pelargir garrison; Halmir arrives from north
2973 Adrahil becomes Prince of Dol Amroth
2974 Denethor meets Finduilas in early Spring; Finduilas becomes Aiavalë's guest; Death of Emeldir in the winter
2975 Gandalf visits Dol Amroth in the spring; Summer invasion of Gondor repelled; Winter battle at Osgiliath; Thorongil named Captain-General; Marriage of Lark and Bard; Denethor and Finduilas are betrothed at year-end
2976 Birth of Anna, Luinmir's daughter; Marriage of Théoden and Elfhild; Marriage of Rose and Baranor; Marriage of Beregar and Aeluin; Marriage of Denethor and Finduilas
2977 Angelimir dies; Tradition of loëndë feast revived in Minas Tirith; Gandalf visits Minas Tirth in the summer; Rose's son, Beregond, born; Premature birth and death of Théoden and Elfhild's daughter, Éowyn;
2978 Marriage of Ivriniel and Angbor of Linhir; Imrahil serves Ecthelion; Birth of Theodred; Death of Elfhild; Wren's marriage; Birth of Boromir
2979 Preparation for Umbar invasion; Finduilas' illness returns
2980 Thengel dies; Defeat of the Corsairs; Thorongil leaves Gondor; birth of Lark's second child, Hirgon; birth of Dervorin in November.
2981 Birth of Mablung; Fruit of Nimloth planted.
2982 Finduilas' sojourn through Gondor; birth of Duilin of Morthond; Birth of Hilda's son; Lord Morvorin dies.
2983 Birth of Faramir.
2984 Death of Ecthelion II; Denethor becomes Lord Steward; last of the Lost leave; marriage of Aldwyn and Gethron.
2986 Death of Wren; Death of Maiaberiel; Marriage of Imrahil and Moraen.
2987 Birth of Imrahil and Moraen's son, Elphir.
2988 Death of Finduilas, Denethor battles Sauron in palantír.
2989 Marriage of Théodwyn and Éomund; Balin goes to Moria.
3001 Bilbo's farewell feast, shadow of Mordor lengthens.
3007 Imrahil becomes Prince of Dol Amroth; Death of Gilraen.
3010 Adrahil dies; Luinil dies.
3018 Destruction of Osgiliath bridge; Ringwraiths look for Baggins; Saruman's betrayal; Boromir rides north.
3019 Ring War; Denethor dies; One Ring destroyed; Aragorn is king.