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