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Gandalf rides from Rohan for the Shire

Event Type: General

Age: 3rd Age - Ring War

Date: September 23, 3018


An event in the aftermath of Gandalf's Imprisonment by Saruman; see that entry for an overview:
Gandalf having tamed Shadowfax rides from Rohan.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

'Never before had any man mounted [Shadowfax], but I took him and I tamed him, and so speedily he bore me that I reached the Shire when Frodo was on the Barrow-downs, though I set out from Rohan only when he set out from Hobbiton.'

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 2, Ch 2, The Council of Elrond

Elena Tiriel 25Jul07

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