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| [[Fourth Age 1|1]] || 1422 || About this time [[Legolas]] and [[Gimli]] lead part of their peoples to [[Gondor]].
 
| [[Fourth Age 1|1]] || 1422 || About this time [[Legolas]] and [[Gimli]] lead part of their peoples to [[Gondor]].
 
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| [[Fourth Age 2|2]] || 1423 || Death of [[Adelard Took]], [[Frodo Gardner]] born
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| [[Fourth Age 2|2]] || 1423 || Death of [[Adelard Took]].<ref name="C2">{{App|C2}}</ref> [[Frodo Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4">{{App|C4}}</ref>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 4|4]] || 1425 || [[Rose Gardner]] born
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| [[Fourth Age 4|4]] || 1425 || [[Rose Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 6|6]] || 1427 || [[Will Whitfoot]] resigns and [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] is elected Mayor, [[Merry Gardner]] born. Peregrin Took marries [[Diamond of Long Cleeve]].<br>King Elessar issues an edict that Men are not to enter the [[Drúadan Forest]] and Shire, and he makes it a Free Land under the protection of the Northern Sceptre.
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| [[Fourth Age 6|6]] || 1427 || [[Will Whitfoot]] resigns and [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] is elected Mayor.<ref name="B5">{{App|B5}}</ref> [[Merry Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/> Peregrin Took marries [[Diamond of Long Cleeve]].<ref name="B5"/><br>King Elessar issues an edict that Men are not to enter the [[Drúadan Forest]] and Shire, and he makes it a Free Land under the protection of the Northern Sceptre.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 8|8]] || 1429 || [[Pippin Gardner]] is born.
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| [[Fourth Age 7|7]] || 1428 || Death of [[Gaffer Gamgee]].<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 9|9]] || 1430 || [[Faramir Took I]], son of Peregrin born. Deaths of [[Merimac Brandybuck]] and [[Vigo Boffin]]
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| [[Fourth Age 8|8]] || 1429 || [[Pippin Gardner]] is born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 10|10]] || 1431 || [[Goldilocks Gardner]] born, Death of [[Odovacar Bolger]]
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| [[Fourth Age 9|9]] || 1430 || [[Faramir Took I]], son of Peregrin born.<ref name="C2"/> Deaths of [[Merimac Brandybuck]]<ref name="C3"/> and [[Vigo Boffin]]
 
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| [[Fourth Age 11|11]] || 1432 || Death of the [[Saradoc Brandybuck]]. Meriadoc becomes [[Master of Buckland]] and great gifts are sent to him by King Éomer and Lady Éowyn of Ithilien. [[Hamfast Gardner]] born
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| [[Fourth Age 10|10]] || 1431 || [[Goldilocks Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/> Death of [[Odovacar Bolger]]
 
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| [[Fourth Age 12|12]] || 1433 || [[Daisy Gardner]] born
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| [[Fourth Age 11|11]] || 1432 || Death of the [[Saradoc Brandybuck]].<ref name="C3">{{App|C3}}</ref> Meriadoc becomes [[Master of Buckland]] and great gifts are sent to him by King Éomer and Lady Éowyn of Ithilien.<ref name="B5"/> [[Hamfast Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 13|13]] || 1434 || Death of [[Paladin Took II]]. [[Peregrin Took]] becomes the [[Thain]] and King Elessar makes the Thain, the Master of Buckland and the Mayor to be Counsellors of the North-kingdom. [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the second time
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| [[Fourth Age 12|12]] || 1433 || [[Daisy Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 14|14]] || 1435 || Death of [[Olo Proudfoot]]. [[Primrose Gardner]] born
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| [[Fourth Age 13|13]] || 1434 || Death of [[Paladin Took II]].<ref name="C2"/> [[Peregrin Took]] becomes the [[Thain]] and King Elessar makes the Thain, the Master of Buckland and the Mayor to be Counsellors of the North-kingdom.<ref name="B5"/> [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the second time.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 15|15]] || 1436 || King Elessar rides north and dwells for a while in [[Annúminas]] by Lake Evendim. He comes to the [[Brandywine Bridge]], and there greets his friends. He gives the [[Star of the Dúnedain]] to Master Samwise, and [[Elanor Gardner|Elanor]] is made a maid of honour to [[Arwen|Queen Arwen]].<br>Death of [[Glóin]]. [[Bilbo Gardner]] born
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| [[Fourth Age 14|14]] || 1435 || Death of [[Olo Proudfoot]].<ref name="C1">{{App|C1}}</ref> [[Primrose Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 17|17]] || 1438 || [[Ruby Gardner]] born
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| [[Fourth Age 15|15]] || 1436 || King Elessar rides north and dwells for a while in [[Annúminas]] by Lake Evendim. He comes to the [[Brandywine Bridge]], and there greets his friends. He gives the [[Star of the Dúnedain]] to Master Samwise, and [[Elanor Gardner|Elanor]] is made a maid of honour to [[Arwen|Queen Arwen]].<ref name="B5"/> <br>Death of [[Glóin]].<ref name="A3"/> [[Bilbo Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 19|19]] || 1440 || [[Robin Gardner]] born
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| [[Fourth Age 17|17]] || 1438 || [[Ruby Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 20|20]] || 1441 || [[Eldarion]], son of [[Aragorn|Elessar]] and [[Arwen]] born. [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the third time
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| [[Fourth Age 19|19]] || 1440 || [[Robin Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/> Death of [[Farmer Cotton]].<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 21|21]] || 1442 || [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]], [[Rose Cotton|Rose]] and [[Elanor Gardner|Elanor]] ride to [[Gondor]]; Master Tolman Cotton acts as deputy Mayor. [[Tolman Gardner]] born.
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| [[Fourth Age 20|20]] || 1441 || [[Eldarion]], son of [[Aragorn|Elessar]] and [[Arwen]] born. [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the third time.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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|[[Fourth Age 22|22]] || 1443 || [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]], [[Rose Cotton|Rose]] and [[Elanor Gardner|Elanor]] leave Gondor. Death of [[Filibert Bolger]]
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| [[Fourth Age 21|21]] || 1442 || [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]], [[Rose Cotton|Rose]] and [[Elanor Gardner|Elanor]] ride to [[Gondor]]; Master Tolman Cotton acts as deputy Mayor.<ref name="B5"/> [[Tolman Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 27|27]] || 1448 || [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the fourth time
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|[[Fourth Age 22|22]] || 1443 || [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]], [[Rose Cotton|Rose]] and [[Elanor Gardner|Elanor]] leave Gondor.<ref name="B5"/> Death of [[Filibert Bolger]]
 
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| [[Fourth Age 30|30]] || 1451 || [[Elanor Gardner]] weds [[Fastred of Greenholm]] on the Far Downs.
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| [[Fourth Age 27|27]] || 1448 || [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the fourth time.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 31|31]] || 1452 || The [[Westmarch]] becomes a part of [[the Shire]] by the gift of the King. Many hobbits remove to it.
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| [[Fourth Age 30|30]] || 1451 || [[Elanor Gardner]] weds [[Fastred of Greenholm]] on the Far Downs.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 33|33]] || 1454 || [[Elfstan Fairbairn]] born son of Fastred and Elanor
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| [[Fourth Age 31|31]] || 1452 || The [[Westmarch]] becomes a part of [[the Shire]] by the gift of the King. Many hobbits remove to it.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 34|34]] || 1455 || Death of [[Imrahil]]. [[Elphir]] becomes [[Prince of Dol Amroth]].<br>Fastred and Elanor make their dwelling at [[Undertowers]] on the Tower Hills, where their descendants, the [[Fairbairn Family|Fairbairns of the Towers]], dwelt for many generations.<br>[[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the fifth time. At his request the Thain makes Fastred [[Warden of Westmarch]]
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| [[Fourth Age 33|33]] || 1454 || [[Elfstan Fairbairn]] born, son of Fastred and Elanor,<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 41|41]] || 1462 || [[Holfast Gardner]] born<br>[[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the sixth time
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| [[Fourth Age 34|34]] || 1455 || Death of [[Imrahil]]. [[Elphir]] becomes [[Prince of Dol Amroth]].<br>Fastred and Elanor make their dwelling at [[Undertowers]] on the Tower Hills, where their descendants, the [[Fairbairn Family|Fairbairns of the Towers]], dwelt for many generations.<ref name="B5"/><br>[[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the fifth time. At his request the Thain makes Fastred [[Warden of Westmarch]].<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 42|42]] || 1463 || [[Faramir Took I]] weds [[Goldilocks Gardner]]
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| [[Fourth Age 41|41]] || 1462 || [[Holfast Gardner]] born.<ref name="C4"/><br>[[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] elected Mayor for the sixth time.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 48|48]] || 1469 || [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] becomes Mayor for seventh and final time
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| [[Fourth Age 42|42]] || 1463 || [[Faramir Took I]] weds [[Goldilocks Gardner]].<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 55|55]] || 1476 || [[Samwise Gamgee]] ends his seventh and last term as [[Mayor of Michel Delving]].
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| [[Fourth Age 48|48]] || 1469 || [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] becomes Mayor for seventh and final time.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 61|61]] || 1482 || Death of [[Rose Cotton|Rose Gamgee]] on Midyear's Day.<br>On September 22 [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] rides out from Bag End and he comes to the Tower Hills, where he is last seen by Elanor. He gives her the [[Red Book of Westmarch|Red Book]] afterwards kept by the Fairbairns. Samwise passed the Towers, went to the Grey Havens and passed over Sea, last of the Ring-bearers.
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| [[Fourth Age 55|55]] || 1476 || [[Samwise Gamgee]] ends his seventh and last term as [[Mayor of Michel Delving]].<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 63|63]] || 1484 || (Spring) [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] and [[Peregrin Took]] depart from [[the Shire]] and travel into the south. [[Faramir Took I]] succeeds his father [[Peregrin Took|Peregrin]] as [[Thain]] of [[the Shire]]. Meriadoc came to Edoras and was with King [[Éomer]] before he died in that autumn. Then he and Thain Peregrin went to Gondor and passed what short years were left to them in that realm, until they died and were laid in [[Rath Dínen]] among the great of Gondor. [[Elfwine]] becomes [[King of Rohan]]
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| [[Fourth Age 61|61]] || 1482 || Death of [[Rose Cotton|Rose Gamgee]] on Midyear's Day.<ref name="B5"/><br>On September 22 [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] rides out from Bag End and he comes to the Tower Hills, where he is last seen by Elanor. He gives her the [[Red Book of Westmarch|Red Book]] afterwards kept by the Fairbairns. Samwise passed the Towers, went to the Grey Havens and passed over Sea, last of the Ring-bearers.<ref name="B5"/>
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| [[Fourth Age 63|63]] || 1484 || (Spring) [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] and [[Peregrin Took]] depart from [[the Shire]] and travel into the south. [[Faramir Took I]] succeeds his father [[Peregrin Took|Peregrin]] as [[Thain]] of [[the Shire]]. Meriadoc came to Edoras and was with King [[Éomer]] before he died in that autumn. Then he and Thain Peregrin went to Gondor and passed what short years were left to them in that realm, until they died and were laid in [[Rath Dínen]] among the great of Gondor.<ref name="B5"/> [[Elfwine]] becomes [[King of Rohan]]
 
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| [[Fourth Age 67|67]] || 1488 || Death of Prince [[Elphir]]. [[Alphros]] becomes Prince of Dol Amroth.
 
| [[Fourth Age 67|67]] || 1488 || Death of Prince [[Elphir]]. [[Alphros]] becomes Prince of Dol Amroth.
 
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| [[Fourth Age 80|80]] || 1501 || [[Harding of the Hill]] (Harding Gardner) born
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| [[Fourth Age 80|80]] || 1501 || [[Harding of the Hill]] (Harding Gardner) born.<ref name="C4"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 82|82]] || 1503 || Death of [[Faramir]]. [[Elboron]] becomes [[Prince of Ithilien]] and Steward of the Reunited Kingdom  
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| [[Fourth Age 82|82]] || 1503 || Death of [[Faramir]].<ref name="South">{{App|South}}</ref> [[Elboron]] becomes [[Prince of Ithilien]] and Steward of the Reunited Kingdom  
 
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| [[Fourth Age 91|91]] || 1512 || Apparent death of [[Dwalin]] at 340 years of age.
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| [[Fourth Age 91|91]] || 1512 || Apparent death of [[Dwalin]] at 340 years of age.<ref name="A3">{{App|A3}}</ref>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 95|95]] || 1516 || Death of [[Alphros]]
 
| [[Fourth Age 95|95]] || 1516 || Death of [[Alphros]]
 
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| [[Fourth Age 120|120]] || 1541 || March 1st: King [[Aragorn|Elessar]] dies. It is said that the beds of Meriadoc and Peregrin were set beside the bed of the great king. [[Eldarion]] becomes King of Gondor and Arnor.<br>[[Legolas]] builds a grey ship in [[Ithilien]], and with [[Gimli]] sails down [[Anduin]] and so over Sea. End in Middle-earth of the Fellowship of the Ring.
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| [[Fourth Age 120|120]] || 1541 || March 1st: King [[Aragorn|Elessar]] dies. It is said that the beds of Meriadoc and Peregrin were set beside the bed of the great king. [[Eldarion]] becomes King of Gondor and Arnor.<ref name="B5"/><br>[[Legolas]] builds a grey ship in [[Ithilien]], and with [[Gimli]] sails down [[Anduin]] and so over Sea. End in Middle-earth of the Fellowship of the Ring.<ref name="B5"/>
 
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| [[Fourth Age 121|121]] || 1542 || Death of [[Arwen|Arwen Undómiel]] in Lórien
 
| [[Fourth Age 121|121]] || 1542 || Death of [[Arwen|Arwen Undómiel]] in Lórien
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| [[Fourth Age 220|220]] || 1641 ||  Death of [[Eldarion]]?
 
| [[Fourth Age 220|220]] || 1641 ||  Death of [[Eldarion]]?
 
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| '''???''' || '''???''' || [[Durin VII]] retakes [[Moria]]
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| '''???''' || '''???''' || [[Durin VII]] retakes [[Moria]].
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Fourth Age
Fo.A. S.R. Event
1 1422 About this time Legolas and Gimli lead part of their peoples to Gondor.
2 1423 Death of Adelard Took.[1] Frodo Gardner born.[2]
4 1425 Rose Gardner born.[2]
6 1427 Will Whitfoot resigns and Samwise is elected Mayor.[3] Merry Gardner born.[2] Peregrin Took marries Diamond of Long Cleeve.[3]
King Elessar issues an edict that Men are not to enter the Drúadan Forest and Shire, and he makes it a Free Land under the protection of the Northern Sceptre.[3]
7 1428 Death of Gaffer Gamgee.[2]
8 1429 Pippin Gardner is born.[2]
9 1430 Faramir Took I, son of Peregrin born.[1] Deaths of Merimac Brandybuck[4] and Vigo Boffin
10 1431 Goldilocks Gardner born.[2] Death of Odovacar Bolger
11 1432 Death of the Saradoc Brandybuck.[4] Meriadoc becomes Master of Buckland and great gifts are sent to him by King Éomer and Lady Éowyn of Ithilien.[3] Hamfast Gardner born.[2]
12 1433 Daisy Gardner born.[2]
13 1434 Death of Paladin Took II.[1] Peregrin Took becomes the Thain and King Elessar makes the Thain, the Master of Buckland and the Mayor to be Counsellors of the North-kingdom.[3] Samwise elected Mayor for the second time.[3]
14 1435 Death of Olo Proudfoot.[5] Primrose Gardner born.[2]
15 1436 King Elessar rides north and dwells for a while in Annúminas by Lake Evendim. He comes to the Brandywine Bridge, and there greets his friends. He gives the Star of the Dúnedain to Master Samwise, and Elanor is made a maid of honour to Queen Arwen.[3]
Death of Glóin.[6] Bilbo Gardner born.[2]
17 1438 Ruby Gardner born.[2]
19 1440 Robin Gardner born.[2] Death of Farmer Cotton.[2]
20 1441 Eldarion, son of Elessar and Arwen born. Samwise elected Mayor for the third time.[3]
21 1442 Samwise, Rose and Elanor ride to Gondor; Master Tolman Cotton acts as deputy Mayor.[3] Tolman Gardner born.[2]
22 1443 Samwise, Rose and Elanor leave Gondor.[3] Death of Filibert Bolger
27 1448 Samwise elected Mayor for the fourth time.[3]
30 1451 Elanor Gardner weds Fastred of Greenholm on the Far Downs.[3]
31 1452 The Westmarch becomes a part of the Shire by the gift of the King. Many hobbits remove to it.[3]
33 1454 Elfstan Fairbairn born, son of Fastred and Elanor,[3]
34 1455 Death of Imrahil. Elphir becomes Prince of Dol Amroth.
Fastred and Elanor make their dwelling at Undertowers on the Tower Hills, where their descendants, the Fairbairns of the Towers, dwelt for many generations.[3]
Samwise elected Mayor for the fifth time. At his request the Thain makes Fastred Warden of Westmarch.[3]
41 1462 Holfast Gardner born.[2]
Samwise elected Mayor for the sixth time.[3]
42 1463 Faramir Took I weds Goldilocks Gardner.[3]
48 1469 Samwise becomes Mayor for seventh and final time.[3]
55 1476 Samwise Gamgee ends his seventh and last term as Mayor of Michel Delving.[3]
61 1482 Death of Rose Gamgee on Midyear's Day.[3]
On September 22 Samwise rides out from Bag End and he comes to the Tower Hills, where he is last seen by Elanor. He gives her the Red Book afterwards kept by the Fairbairns. Samwise passed the Towers, went to the Grey Havens and passed over Sea, last of the Ring-bearers.[3]
63 1484 (Spring) Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin Took depart from the Shire and travel into the south. Faramir Took I succeeds his father Peregrin as Thain of the Shire. Meriadoc came to Edoras and was with King Éomer before he died in that autumn. Then he and Thain Peregrin went to Gondor and passed what short years were left to them in that realm, until they died and were laid in Rath Dínen among the great of Gondor.[3] Elfwine becomes King of Rohan
67 1488 Death of Prince Elphir. Alphros becomes Prince of Dol Amroth.
80 1501 Harding of the Hill (Harding Gardner) born.[2]
82 1503 Death of Faramir.[7] Elboron becomes Prince of Ithilien and Steward of the Reunited Kingdom
91 1512 Apparent death of Dwalin at 340 years of age.[6]
95 1516 Death of Alphros
120 1541 March 1st: King Elessar dies. It is said that the beds of Meriadoc and Peregrin were set beside the bed of the great king. Eldarion becomes King of Gondor and Arnor.[3]
Legolas builds a grey ship in Ithilien, and with Gimli sails down Anduin and so over Sea. End in Middle-earth of the Fellowship of the Ring.[3]
121 1542 Death of Arwen Undómiel in Lórien
125 1545 The New Shadow arises.
172 1593 A copy of the Red Book of Westmarch is completed in Gondor by Findegil, the King's Writer.
185 1606 Death of Harding of the Hill, Samwise Gamgee's heir.
220 1641 Death of Eldarion?
??? ??? Durin VII retakes Moria.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring"
  4. 4.0 4.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  6. 6.0 6.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  7. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"