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Fourth Age 55

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Fourth Age 55 (abbreviated to Fo.A. 55 or F.O. 55) is the 55th year of the Sun of the Fourth Age of Middle-earth. Unless otherwise stated, Tolkien Gateway follows Shire usage in Appendix B for reckoning Fourth Age years: Fourth Age 55 was also known as S.R. 1476 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring".