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The Fourth Age of the Children of Ilúvatar and of the Sun

begun by Varda-(Valar) January 8, 2017

Arveleg-(V) was unable to complete the rest of his ambitious project, so the rest of the Valar Guild is pitching in.
Sources for the timeline must be from the books and mentioned here.

    H = Hobbit
    FotR = Fellowship of the Ring
    LotR= Lord of the Rings
    TT = Two Towers
    RotK = Return of the King
    UT = Unfinished Tales
    HOME wth a number refers to the numbered volumes of the Histories of Middle-earth.
    c. = circa. Latin for "around; approximately"

Years below currently come from Return of the King, Appendix B, to be added to or amended from other books with mentions of source.


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