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2 Yule

2 Yule was the first day in the Shire Calendar, marking the beginning of the year.[1][note 1] Due to the Shire-reform the Yuledays always fell on the same days of the week. 2 Yule was always a Sterday (Saturday).[2]

Events on 2 Yule:

Notes

  1. On a Gregorian calendar, it would approximately correspond to 22 December.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Shire Calendar"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  3. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. xlix